Dataset:

Task Categories: text-classification
Languages: en
Multilinguality: monolingual
Size Categories: n<1K
Licenses: unknown
Language Creators: expert-generated
Annotations Creators: expert-generated
Source Datasets: original

Dataset Card for Fake News English

Dataset Summary

This dataset contains URLs of news articles classified as either fake or satire. The articles classified as fake also have the URL of a rebutting article.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

English

Dataset Structure

Data Instances

{
"article_number": 102 ,
"url_of_article": https://newslo.com/roger-stone-blames-obama-possibility-trump-alzheimers-attacks-president-caused-severe-stress/ ,
"fake_or_satire": 1,  # Fake
"url_of_rebutting_article": https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trumps-intelligence-quotient/
}

Data Fields

  • article_number: An integer used as an index for each row
  • url_of_article: A string which contains URL of an article to be assessed and classified as either Fake or Satire
  • fake_or_satire: A classlabel for the above variable which can take two values- Fake (1) and Satire (0)
  • url_of_rebutting_article: A string which contains a URL of the article used to refute the article in question (present - in url_of_article)

Data Splits

This dataset is not split, only the train split is available.

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Who are the source language producers?

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Annotations

Annotation process

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Who are the annotators?

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

Dataset Curators

Golbeck, Jennifer Everett, Jennine Falak, Waleed Gieringer, Carl Graney, Jack Hoffman, Kelly Huth, Lindsay Ma, Zhenya Jha, Mayanka Khan, Misbah Kori, Varsha Mauriello, Matthew Lewis, Elo Mirano, George IV, William Mussenden, Sean Nelson, Tammie Mcwillie, Sean Pant, Akshat Cheakalos, Paul

Licensing Information

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Citation Information

@inproceedings{inproceedings, author = {Golbeck, Jennifer and Everett, Jennine and Falak, Waleed and Gieringer, Carl and Graney, Jack and Hoffman, Kelly and Huth, Lindsay and Ma, Zhenya and Jha, Mayanka and Khan, Misbah and Kori, Varsha and Mauriello, Matthew and Lewis, Elo and Mirano, George and IV, William and Mussenden, Sean and Nelson, Tammie and Mcwillie, Sean and Pant, Akshat and Cheakalos, Paul}, year = {2018}, month = {05}, pages = {17-21}, title = {Fake News vs Satire: A Dataset and Analysis}, doi = {10.1145/3201064.3201100} }

Contributions

Thanks to @MisbahKhan789, @lhoestq for adding this dataset.

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Repository: https://github.com/jgolbeck/fakenews/
Repository: https://github.com/jgolbeck/fakenews/
Paper: https://doi.org/10.1145/3201064.3201100
Paper: https://doi.org/10.1145/3201064.3201100
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Point of Contact: Jennifer Golbeck (http://www.jengolbeck.com)
Point of Contact: Jennifer Golbeck (http://www.jengolbeck.com)

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