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Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Analysis of 36 fact-checking outlets finds gender disparity similar to newsrooms: 41% of fact-checkers are women, 71% of fact-checking sites are run by men   —  Independent fact-checkers are the first line of defense against misinformation.  —  They debunk fake news stories …
May 20, 2019, 2:15 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
How Washington Post Fact Checker's tally of Trump falsehoods turned from a 100-day project into an invaluable resource recording 10K+ lies in less than 3 years   —  In early June, Glenn Kessler had documented 3,251 falsehoods from President Donald Trump.  He said the count might reach 10,000 by the end of his term in 2021.
May 8, 2019, 4:55 PM - In context

Jonathan Rauch / The Atlantic:
A look at the effectiveness of Squash, software from Bill Adair's Reporters' Lab at Duke University, designed to automate fact-checking during live events   —  Even robots are trying to hold Donald Trump accountable.  —  it's february 2019, and I'm waiting to see whether a robot will call the president of the United States a liar.
May 8, 2019, 5:55 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Instagram starts reducing reach of posts identified as false by Facebook's 50+ fact-check partners, who will see Instagram posts in their dashboards this week   —  In an expansion of Facebook's partnership with fact-checking sites around the world, Instagram has started reducing the reach of false posts.
May 6, 2019, 1:55 PM - In context

Barbara Allen / Poynter:
After complaints, Poynter pulls down its list of 515 “unreliable” news sites and says an internal review found inconsistencies and weaknesses in methodology   —  Index |  Methodology |  Corrections  —  Index  —  (Version 1.0, 2018-11-15)
May 2, 2019, 7:30 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Misinformation doesn't have to be altered: legitimate content that's viewed out of context, or presented with false context, can become a viral hoax   —  This week, nearly 20,000 people fell for a video hoax.  And it wasn't even altered — the video came from a mainstream news organization.
Apr 26, 2019, 7:05 AM - In context

Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
A profile of The Whistle, the only fact-checking organization in Israel working with Facebook, which has just five staffers and a handful of student volunteers   —  The only Israeli organization working with Facebook to fact-check news ahead of Israel's elections started last week, just days before voters go to the polls.
Apr 9, 2019, 2:40 PM - In context

Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
Interviews and documents indicate WorldNetDaily, a right-wing conspiracy site and book publisher, faces unpaid bills, falling revenue, and shrinking readership   —  In the feverish heyday of the “birther movement,” conspiracy-hungry readers swarmed to a website called WorldNetDaily for the latest …
Apr 2, 2019, 7:55 PM - In context

Amy Hollyfield / Tampa Bay Times:
Tampa Bay Times promotes national politics correspondent Steve Contorno to political editor   —  Contorno has been with the Times since 2013.  —  Political editor is a storied role at the Tampa Bay Times and a pinnacle in Florida political reporting.  —  On Tuesday, the Times named Steve Contorno its new political editor.
Apr 2, 2019, 10:45 AM - In context

Politifact is partnering with Noticias Telemundo to offer fact-checking in Spanish for the network's 2020 election coverage   —  PolitiFact will partner with Noticias Telemundo to offer fact-checking in Spanish ahead of the 2020 presidential election.  —  PolitiFact is a fact-checking website owned …
Mar 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - In context




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