Guillermo Villar Rodríguez is a Postgraduate Researcher on Data Journalism and Data Science for CIVIC against misinformation and a Ph.D. student. Previously, he gained experience in Data Journalism during his internships at LAB RTVE and EL PAÍS and his collaborations for a branded-content webpage. After his university degrees in Journalism (with the Award Premio Extraordinario) and Audiovisual Communication and his Master (Título Propio) in Data Journalism, he moved to the Netherlands to study an official Master’s degree in Data Science and Society to learn about data-led practices on a computational level for journalism. He was selected as part of Santander-CIDOB 35 under 35 List as a acknowledgement for professionals of 35 years or less in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Governance.
FacTeR-Check: Semi-automated fact-checking through Semantic Similarity and Natural Language Inference Journal Article
In: arXiv:2110.14532 [cs], 2022, (arXiv: 2110.14532).
Virality, only the tip of the iceberg: ways of spread and interaction around COVID-19 misinformation in Twitter Journal Article
In: Communication & Society, pp. 239–256, 2022.
A la desinformación le gusta la compañía: Representación de bulos de Twitter sobre la COVID-19 mediante embeddings Conference
XIX Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence, 2021.
Time as Behavior: Binning Dwell Times as Actions between Events for the Prediction of Users’ Intent Masters Thesis
Tilburg University, 2020.