Bull beware: Truth goggles sniff out suspicious sentences in news

You’re reading a wrap-up of the Sept. 22 Republican presidential debate when you land on this claim from Rep. Michele Bachmann: “President Obama has the lowest public approval ratings of any president in modern times.”

Really? You start googling for evidence. Maybe you scour the blogs or the fact-checking sites. It takes work, all that critical thinking.

That’s why Dan Schultz, a graduate student at the MIT Media Lab (and newly ... Full Story »

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by Kristin Gorski - Nov. 27, 2011

Relevant article, as technology advances like natural language processing (NLP) help media consumers know more about what they are consuming. Very interesting.

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