Misinformation is difficult to track, and debunk, when it's spread through messaging apps. Cofacts uses volunteer fact-checkers to address the problem.
In 2016, Consejo de Redacción, a journalist association in Colombia, launched Colombiacheck, a fact-checking organization devoted to verifying public discourse.
As Mexico prepares for its largest election, more than 90 media outlets have banded for a project known as Verificado 2018, which sets an example for the possibilities of collaboration.
In the latest installment of our series on global fact-checkers, we explore ZimFact in Zimbabwe.
Chicas Poderosas' project, El Poder de Elegir, tackles misinformation on WhatsApp, one of the most-secretive social platforms, to help ensure that Colombian voters are making their decisions based on facts.
WhatsApp's private and encrypted messages make it difficult to fight the spread of misinformation on the social platform, but Verificado 2018 has found a way.
Germany's fact-checking startup, Wafana, has released a social listening tool to better monitor online misinformation. Read more about the organizations' initiatives.
Bosnia-Herzegovina takes a multi-pronged approach at fact-checking, many under the organization "Zasto Ne?" Today's post explores two main initiatives, Isinomjer and Raskrinkavanje.
As misinformation becomes a growing problem in media and politics, many people turn to public authorities. Soft power solutions offer an alternative that doesn't risk government censorship.
In the second installment of our series we explore Africa Check, a fact-checking organization active around the continent.
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