data science

€3.9m data journalism project to build the tech to fight fake news (Silicon Republic)

DCU is to lead a €3.9m European research project to see how data science and other digital technologies can bolster journalism’s abilities in the era of fake news.

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An Irish Cambridge Analytica? Not if we get our ethics in order (RTÉ)

Opinion: Irish universities are heavily involved in social media data analysis, so what’s to prevent a rogue researcher aiding a private enterprise or political movement?

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