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The fact-checking army waging war on 'fake news'

A new cooperative, spearheaded by the founder of Politifact, is mobilizing to take on fake news at a large scale. 

Bianca Fortis, MediaShift | November 03, 2017

Real news about fake news: Facebook ramps up its partnerships with fact-checking sites

Plus: Surrounding fake news with real news, fake news games, and Kenya faces an election.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | August 04, 2017

Fact-checkers create games to help readers spot fake news

Hoping to make fact-checking more engaging to the public, these organizations are producing games where you can test your ability to spot fake news.

Em Okrepkie | July 27, 2017

Tips for journalists fact-checking public figures

How do we know when a public figure is lying or distorting information for personal or political gain? When it comes to fact-checking public figures, where do we start? 

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 19, 2015