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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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For starters, the premise was not even an original one as a similar story came out weeks earlier, which the fact-checking site already debunked.
By partnering with Facebook and similar social media platforms, third-party fact-checking organisations like PesaCheck are helping to sort fact from fiction.
Saying he was 'fact-checking' Cayetano, Carpio pointed out that China claims nearly the entire West Philippine Sea, waters within the country's 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the strategic waterway.
Facebook has 54 fact-checking partners working in 42 languages, but the program on Instagram is being rolled out only in the US.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 14, 2019-: Facebook, together with Africa Check, expands its local language coverage as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme
When putting together 80-plus pages of America's Greatest Gun Magazine each month, we come close to batting 1.000 in terms of grammar, spelling and fact-checking beyond the usual editing, photo correcting and layout.
Full Fact, the fact-checking charity which started rating UK posts suspected of containing false information in January, says that the initiative should be fully extended to Instagram, amid concerns about the widespread existence of health misinformation.
Fact-checking and trying to present a balanced view of both sides does not convince the public that journalists are disinterested because of two reasons.
In a bid to curb the menace of misinformation and disinformation in Nigeria and beyond, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), through its fact-checking project, Dubawa, has commenced its 6-month fact-checking fellowship for Nigerian Journalist.
Dubai: A series of allegations against Indian Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, posted on Twitter, were retracted by a senior Indian journalist after the facts were refuted by a fact-checking website and questioned by other journalists.
We like to get our facts straight here at Information Today (see page 30 for some fact-checking sites), but can you blame us for wanting to continue the owls-are-wise tradition?
A group of university students joined forces Saturday to speak out in a campaign against fake news, displaying a poster-sized letter of commitment that calls on media outlets in Taiwan to adhere to the principle of fact-checking in their reporting.
University of the Philippines journalism professor Rachel Khan, who is also from fact-checking and anti-disinformation initiative Tsek.ph.
Student organizations and publications from six schools in Manila have launched a voter advocacy and political fact-checking website on Saturday.
Nashwa Aly, Facebook's head of public policy for the Middle East and North Africa, spoke to Arab News about the company's new Arabic-language fact-checking service.