Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Breaking Fake News and Verifying Truth

Breaking Fake News and Verifying Truth
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Kazuhiko Shibuya (ROIS, Japan)
Copyright: 2021
Pages: 12
Source title: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fifth Edition
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3479-3.ch101


View Breaking Fake News and Verifying Truth on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.


How to distinguish between fake news or not? How to verify information whether true or not? The goal of this article is to review online fact-checking studies on fake news. The core of this matter is how to progress fact-checking on misleading information and vague knowledge. This procedure is crucially managed by manually or some computational mechanisms. The burden of proof should be evaluated truthiness by scientific ways included objectiveness and falsifiability. It never accepts neither solipsism nor agitating manners. In addition, it should take carefully to extract the most importance from the truth whether manually or mechanically, and it also reconsiders those backgrounds. For sound democracy, mediated knowledge brings the facts for citizens, and it should encourage them to ponder their directions of governances in nation. Using ICT, it should properly facilitate fundamental educations for them.

Related Content

Yair Wiseman. © 2021. 11 pages.
Mário Pereira Véstias. © 2021. 15 pages.
Mahfuzulhoq Chowdhury, Martin Maier. © 2021. 15 pages.
Gen'ichi Yasuda. © 2021. 12 pages.
Alba J. Jerónimo, María P. Barrera, Manuel F. Caro, Adán A. Gómez. © 2021. 19 pages.
Gregor Donaj, Mirjam Sepesy Maučec. © 2021. 14 pages.
Udit Singhania, B. K. Tripathy. © 2021. 11 pages.
Body Bottom