How Can Big Data and AI help to Tackle Fake News and Mis(Dis)information

In this contributed article, Dr. Anil Bandhakavi, Head of Data Science for Logically, discusses how humans and AI are both equally responsible for the problem of misinformation. To solve it, we need to change human behavior to suit our new roles as big-information consumers. We need to realize the importance of information authenticity along with our information needs. This is a gradual process but until then, AI can lessen the risks and act as a catalyst for change.