Leonie Van Stappen
University of Antwerp
supervisor: Guy De Pauw Leonie localized prior work on fake news detection to Dutch. She collected data of left, as well as right leaning news media and then investigated automated techniques to detect sensationalist rhetoric and biased reporting. Leonie's work was nominated for a Leo Polak prize.
supervisor: Guy De Pauw Leïla developed an expansive annotated corpus of incidents of French racism on social media, as well as automatic classification systems. Her work has proven to be a tremendous asset for our hate speech detection technology.