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Persuasion Techniques and Logical Fallacies Detection in Online Media

In order to foster the use of Artificial Intelligence to perform Media Analysis, we release in the frame of a SemEval 2023 shared task a new dataset covering several complementary aspects of what makes a text persuasive:


  • the genre: opinion, report or satire
  • the framing; what key aspects are highlighted
  • the rhetoric: which persuasion techniques are used to influence the reader

The data used for for this task is made of articles collected from 2020 to 2022, they revolve around a range of widely discussed topics such as COVID-19, climate change, abortion, migration, the war in Ukraine, and national elections.



Task details: SemEval-2023 | The 17th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation