The MuckRock Foundation’s Sidekick is a toolkit of machine learning classifiers designed to help newsrooms and researchers sift through massive amounts of government documents.
ML and Automation: Implications on Labor
The Seattle Times is developing a reporting project focused on the implications of machine learning and automation on work and labor, with a goal of determining who benefits from these technologies and how gains are distributed.
ML: Impact on Immigrants and Low-Income Communities
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
ML and Government Contracts
Legal Robot is using machine learning to quickly extract structured data from government contracts. This new toolset will be paired with a campaign to request millions of city, county and state-level contracts.
Identifying Fake Video and Audio
Rochester Institute of Technology
Fact Checking WhatsApp
Tattle will leverage machine learning in a tool designed to identify misinformation on the WhatsApp platform. Tattle will apply ML in features frequently used for fact checking, including language detection and image matching.
Ethics of Algorithms and Automated Decision Making
Chequeado, an Argentina-based fact-checking organization, will investigate the ethics of algorithms and the implications of automated decision making for Latin America.