Overview of FakeDeS at IberLEF 2021: Fake News Detection in Spanish Shared Task

Helena Gómez-Adorno, Juan Pablo Posadas-Durán, Gemma Bel Enguix, Claudia Porto Capetillo


This paper presents the overview of FakeDeS 2021, the second edition of this lab under the IberLEF conference. The FakeDeS shared task aims to explore different methodologies and strategies related to fake news detection in Spanish. This year edition brings two main challenges: thematic and language variation. For this purpose, we introduce a new testing corpus containing news related to COVID-19 and news from other Ibero-American countries.

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