fact checking


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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 journalistc 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 journalistc 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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Facebook has the greatest number of fact checking partners in India, followed by the United States, according to the Poynter Institute.
Full Fact, which carries out fact checking services on Facebook in the UK, has urged the social media firm to introduce a new rating for humorous posts to ensure they are not taken at face value.
Using AI, the waiting delay caused by expert assessments and fact checking can be reduced to minutes, shortening the overall waiting time by several days.
They believe what they want to believe and no amount of research, reporting or "fact checking" can change their minds.
, encouraged voters to verify all the information they are getting by using fact checking website.
AFP, which has been certified through the Poynter Institute's non-partisan International Fact Checking Network, claims it identifies false news articles, photos and videos on Facebook's platform.
Journalists can increase media trust by speaking out in defense of the profession, while also doing more fact checking, according to an enterprising new study from Louisiana State University.
Social media site Facebook has announced that they will now include the verification of uploaded photos and videos through its expanded Third Party Fact Checking to rid newsfeeds of false content.
The Taiwan Fact Checking Center has been created through a collaboration of Taiwan Media Watch and the Association for Quality Journalism.
The inaugural international awards are endorsed and backed by the International Fact Checking Network and the US Poynter Institute, the global home of fact check journalism.
"We want to equip the young netizens of Iloilo City on citizen fact checking in the era of alternative facts and post-truth," added Davila.
Research has shown that, in fact, voter fraud is extremely rare, seemingly consistent with fact checking studies that reveal that Trump lies on the average of approximately six times per day.
Poynter is home to the International Fact Checking Network, which launched in 2015 as a forum for fact-checkers on all continents.
After hitting more than 20 million views, Sebenarnya.my now wants to reach out to communities which do not seem visit the fact checking website very often.
People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica, October 29, 2014 -- REUTERS/Dado Ruvic CAIRO -- 7 January 2018: If you are a Facebook user who is used to sharing widely spread posts on social media about terrorism and its combating operations without fact checking them, then you should know that publicly sharing fake news may lead to punishment.