Thursday, September 03, 2020

Fact Cheching

Courtesy of the Duke Reporters’ Lab

How the Duke Reporters’ Lab used the political conventions to perfect its automated fact-checking program

CNN describes each of the false videos “A series of deceptively edited and misleading videos shared by prominent Republicans have run up millions of views across Facebook and Twitter in just the past few days. 

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Ghanaian media sees growing interest in fact-checking ahead of presidential elections

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What the Postal Service story can teach us about misinformation

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Africa Check sees huge growth in its WhatsApp podcast debunking widely circulated misinformation

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The U.S election has all the ingredients to become a river of ​​disinformation

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Platforms scramble to contend with QAnon. Are they too late?

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Are you writing about ‘the Russian COVID-19 vaccine?’ Avoid clickbait headlines and publish explainers

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Op-eds and editorials may be fact-checked, says Facebook