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Outgoing director of the International Fact-Checking Network reflects on how fact-checking changed since 2015, dealing with platforms like Facebook, and more   —  So long, fact-checkers … When I started as director of the International Fact-Checking Network in September 2015, there was very little there to direct.
Feb 16, 2019, 6:20 AM - In context

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
By handing off power of fact-checking to third parties and providing no guidance, Facebook opens the door to battles like ThinkProgress vs The Weekly Standard   —  ThinkProgress vs. The Weekly Standard.  Here's a mini-saga that encompasses many of the things we argue about now.
Sep 14, 2018, 1:20 PM - In context

A look at Polygraph.info, a small fact-checking joint venture of the Voice of America and Radio Liberty that counters Russian disinformation   —  WASHINGTON — When reports began to emerge last month that Russian mercenaries had attacked a U.S. base in Syria, Russia issued a flat denial, and the U.S. was silent.
Apr 17, 2018, 5:05 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Fact-checkers from news orgs including Libération, Snopes, and Factcheck.org will meet with Facebook today to discuss their efforts to tackle fake news   —  Facebook and its fact-checking partners will meet in Silicon Valley Tuesday to work out their differences — and the latter have some pretty specific asks.
Feb 6, 2018, 10:10 AM - In context

Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Facebook to host fact-checking partners in early February to discuss how to help them be more effective and increase impact   —  Criticized for not sharing data, the social network is calling its fact-checkers together to discuss a more open approach.  —  After months of criticism …
Jan 8, 2018, 10:30 PM - In context

Rachel Sandler / USA Today:
One prominent publisher of fake news says Facebook and Google's efforts to crack down have hurt his business   —  “President Donald Trump signs an executive order allowing the hunting of bald eagles," a headline from the St. George Gazette blared last month.
Aug 7, 2017, 11:45 PM - In context

CNN's media show, Reliable Sources, wins a Walter Cronkite award for best national network news program; NBC News' Katy Tur recognized in separate category   —  With reporters, news media and even the truth under assault, the winners of the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence …
Mar 13, 2017, 11:06 AM - In context

Tatiana Walk-Morris / Nieman Reports:
New fact-checking projects use automation tools like ClaimBuster to speed the process   —  The Future of Political Fact-Checking  —  New fact-checking projects use advanced technologies to automate and accelerate the process  —  In awarding its Lie of the Year title to Donald Trump last December …
Mar 28, 2016, 5:15 AM - In context

Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
The Newest Factchecker: Reddit   —  Insight into a community as it tries to create something for the civic good.  —  Factchecking has become a cottage industry, a common — and expected — accompaniment to political events as they play out in real time.  News organizations now have factchecking arms …
Oct 8, 2012, 3:20 AM - In context

Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Inside the Star Chamber: How PolitiFact tries to find truth in a world of make-believe   —  WASHINGTON — PolitiFact's “Star Chamber” is like Air Force One: It's not an actual room, just the name of wherever Bill Adair happens to be sitting when it's time to break out the Truth-O-Meter and pass judgment on the words of politicians.
Aug 21, 2012, 12:20 PM - In context




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