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Students at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media are working with computer science students and faculty on an artificial intelligence course to try to detect fake news articles.

The university said in a news release that the course includes two projects that focus on using artificial intelligence to spot fake news.

Marshall University
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Marshall University's School of Journalism and Mass Communications is hosting a panel discussion examining fake news.

The symposium is set for Thursday afternoon at the Memorial Student Center on Marshall's campus in Huntington.