Satire detection Tool

The article seems to be an example of:

Satire is the use of humor, exaggeration, or ridicule to offer criticism and commentary. It is exemplified by writing found on The Onion and The Beaverton satirical news sites.



SATIRE


The Satire Detector is

Confidence is calculated using 5-fold cross validation on the training set

84%
confident of the prediction.

Is this prediction
Incorrect?
Correct?
Unsure?

Based on its text features, it is considered

We consider an article to be absurd if the names of persons, places, organizations appear "out of the blue", unexpectedly in the last sentence.

NOT ABSURD
and

We consider an article to be humorous if it creates a sense of surprise because the final sentence appears "off the wall", inconsistent with the remainder of the article.

HUMOROUS


The article has a high occurrence of

The presence of grammatical features such as parts of speech, punctuation, and affective words are compared against the dataset to indicate the presence or absence of satire.

Question Marks, Personal Pronouns , Colons