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Articles by Fatemeh Torabi Asr

Fatemeh Torabi Asr is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Discourse Processing Lab at Simon Fraser University.
It’s not perfect, but legitimate and faked news articles use language differently in ways that can be detected algorithmically: “On average, fake news articles use more expressions that are common in hate speech, as well as words related to sex, death, and anxiety.”