23 November 2020
AI4DIGNITY: FIRST INTERNATIONAL MEETING WITH FACT-CHECKERS
Project AI4Dignity has organized the first international meeting with fact checkers at LMU Munich to assess the needs and challenges facing online extreme speech moderation. The online event will be attended by Govindraj Ethiraj (Factcheck.in, India), Björn Kunter (Love Storm, Germany), Geogrey Omondi (Independent Fact Checker, Kenya), Nicole Rieber (Berghof Foundation, Germany), Celine Isabella Samson (VERA Files, Philippines), Nikos Sarris (SOMA Project, European Observatory against Disinformation), Cristina Tardaguila International Fact Checking Network), Ellen T. Tordesillas (VERA Files, Philippines) and others. AI4Dignity ERC proof of concept project run by Prof Dr Sahana Udupa is developing a collaborative AI assisted model to tackle online extreme speech.