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fact check

To attempt to verify the accuracy of information that will be or has been published or circulated. Typically done as part of a journalistic enterprise. Did anyone think to fact check the quotes before we ran this article? Because he's denying everything we printed. There are now several organizations devoted to fact checking everything the administration says.
See also: check, fact

fact checking

The act of attempting to verify the accuracy of information that will be or has been published or circulated. Typically done as part of a journalistic enterprise. Who was responsible for the fact checking on this article? Because the actor is denying all of the quotes we printed. There are now several organizations devoted entirely to fact checking.
See also: check, fact
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Al is used to fact check pictures of damages, calculate the cost of repair from documentation and validate insurance coverage automatically.
We should continue to fact check (even if most readers won't believe it), and we should continue to offer multiple viewpoints on issues (even if most readers won't believe half of them.) The issue for journalists is not to change minds, but to offer the disinterested view of the issue.
They were trained on the basic elements and ethics of journalism, investigative journalism and interviewing, how to spot and fact check fake news, basics of storytelling and social media for journalists.
)TURIN/BARCELONA/PARIS After a so-called fact check threatened to take away hard earned credit from then, global superstars of football Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr offered a fact cheque of their own.Talking exclusively to The Dependent, the trio, while expressing their outrage, clarified that the photo that had been shared thousands of times on Facebook appearing to show three of the world's top footballers handing Prime Minister Imran Khan a large cheque, purportedly to help build two new hydroelectric dams is actually original.
22, he said: "We guaranteed in language - it was given Four Pinocchios to anyone who claims that preexisting conditions was not covered by the nonpartisan fact check in The Washington Post - it covers preexisting conditions.
Speaking to Page Six, the 'Harry Potter' star said that he liked researching his role so much that he called up the magazine to fact check more stories.
Two local non-profit organizations have joined forces to created the first fact-checking organization in Taiwan, Taiwan Fact Check Center, with its first piece released on Tuesday (July 31).
Iloilo City - As part of its continuing advocacy against the spread of misinformation, Fact Check Philippines (Fact Check PH) visited this city anew and held a conference on Saturday.
However, as established by PesaCheck's previous fact check on deliveries in 2016, the amount budgeted in the County Allocation of Revenue Act 2016 was less than it was in 2015, with Parliament allocating KSh4.298 billion to the Free Maternity Programme in 2015/16 compared to KSh4.121 billion in 2016/17.
The page, with more than a million followers, clarified their goal is to spread awareness among Social media users, mainly Facebook, and teach users to fact check news and information before publishing.
Google's Fact Check is a labeling system that uses an algorithm to look for news articles that fact-check certain statements and declarations.
Last month, Bing launched a (http://www.ibtimes.com/bing-follows-google-fake-news-fight-adds-fact-check-search-results-2590659) new "Fact Check" label feature for its search results after Google released a similar tool (http://www.ibtimes.com/google-fact-check-helps-identify-fake-news-now-available-search-2522634) worldwide earlier this year .
Google News now displays a separate box (on the right for desktop users) labeled Fact Check, which features recent stories from fact-check sites and fact-checking sections of major media sites.
After Facebook, Google has introduced a fact check tag in Google News to combat fake news, for which social networking sites and search engines have faced a lot of criticism recently.