A Tool For the Analysis of Propaganda Techniques in Texts

This page shows our tool for detecting persuasion techniques in texts.

This demo has two main functionalities:

1. Propaganda technique analysis on a topic

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Examples of topics include:

2. Highlighting of the propaganda techniques in a text

Submit Text for Analysis


The model behind the demo is also available as an API.

The demo has been published at ACL 2020:

G. Da San Martino, S. Shaar, Y. Zhang, S. Yu, A. Barrón-Cedeño, P. Nakov,  Prta: A System to Support the Analysis of Propaganda Techniques in the News.   In Proceedings of the 2020 Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2020), Seattle, USA, July 5-10, 2020.

The learning algorithm that is used to make predictions for this demo is described in the following paper:

G. Da San Martino, S. Yu, A. Barrón-Cedeño, R. Petrov, P. Nakov,  Fine-Grained Analysis of Propaganda in News Articles.   In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019), Hong Kong, China, November 3-7, 2019.

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