LatamCovidNewsCheck. Meta-classification of Fact Checking Platforms in Latin America During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ignacio Balcázar, Angel Torres-Toukoumidis, Gabriela Balcazar

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Resumen

The COVID-19 disease hit the world, especially Latin America, unveiling another equally serious pathology, the virus of fake news, which spreads on a large scale thanks to the Internet, especially social networks, where thousands and millions of Internet users share information lacking scientific support. This work contributes to show and verify a dozen fact-checking agencies in Latin America, their regulations and operation. For this purpose, 12 agencies in Latin America were studied and verified for their review protocols, objectives and categorization of news, in order to establish a fact-checking format. The results obtained from this research show significant data, in terms of formal aspects the tendency was to clarify and verify the news, in the search objectives section, the agencies were linked to controversy, disinformation and public debate, going through their different categorizations or batteries used, the most common of which were true, false, misleading, among others, to end with a fact-checking model for Latin America.

Idioma originalInglés
Título de la publicación alojadaCommunication and Smart Technologies - Proceedings of ICOMTA 2021
EditoresÁlvaro Rocha, Daniel Barredo, Paulo Carlos López-López, Iván Puentes-Rivera
EditorialSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Páginas104-113
Número de páginas10
ISBN (versión impresa)9789811657917
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 2022
EventoInternational Conference on Communication and Applied Technologies, ICOMTA 2021 - Bogotá, Colombia
Duración: 1 sep. 20213 sep. 2021

Serie de la publicación

NombreSmart Innovation, Systems and Technologies
Volumen259 SIST
ISSN (versión impresa)2190-3018
ISSN (versión digital)2190-3026

Conferencia

ConferenciaInternational Conference on Communication and Applied Technologies, ICOMTA 2021
País/TerritorioColombia
CiudadBogotá
Período1/09/213/09/21

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