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Summary

DS-0952
ISOT Fake News Dataset
External Dataset
External Data Source
University of Victoria
Unknown
11/19/2007
50 (lowest rank is 50)

Category & Restrictions

Other
Unrestricted
Unknown

Description


The ISOT Fake News Dataset is a compilation of several thousands fake news and truthful articles, obtained from different legitimate news sites and sites flagged as unreliable by politifact.com.

The dataset contains two types of articles fake and real News. This dataset was collected from realworld
sources; the truthful articles were obtained by crawling articles from Reuters.com (News
website). As for the fake news articles, they were collected from different sources. The fake news
articles were collected from unreliable websites that were flagged by Politifact (a fact-checking
organization in the USA) and Wikipedia. The dataset contains different types of articles on different
topics, however, the majority of articles focus on political and World news topics.    ; itraore at ece.uvic.ca

Additional Details

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