Out of the Echo Chamber: Detecting Countering Debate Speeches

@article{Orbach2020OutOT,
  title={Out of the Echo Chamber: Detecting Countering Debate Speeches},
  author={Matan Orbach and Yonatan Bilu and Assaf Toledo and Dan Lahav and Michal Jacovi and Ranit Aharonov and Noam Slonim},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2005.01157}
}
An educated and informed consumption of media content has become a challenge in modern times. With the shift from traditional news outlets to social media and similar venues, a major concern is that readers are becoming encapsulated in “echo chambers” and may fall prey to fake news and disinformation, lacking easy access to dissenting views. We suggest a novel task aiming to alleviate some of these concerns – that of detecting articles that most effectively counter the arguments – and not just… 

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