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News and updates from the Full Fact team

17 February 2017

What is automated factchecking and how will it work?

Listen to Mevan's talk at the News:rewired conference.

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What is automated factchecking and how will it work?
25 January 2017

#FactHack: Our hackathon at Facebook, with Flax

Alongside Flax, the open source search specialists, we decided to run a hackathon to try and solve some of the big problems we face with automated factchecking.

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#FactHack: Our hackathon at Facebook, with Flax
18 January 2017

Is crime about to double tomorrow?

Probably not - here's why.

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Is crime about to double tomorrow?
23 December 2016

Our impact

We've factchecked general elections and referendums, we've changed rules governing statistics, we've made sure that media outlets and government officiails correct themselves when they get something w

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Our impact
23 December 2016

A year in the Full Fact office

What a year! It’s been an exhilarating year for us: but also a frustrating one. From the EU referendum to post truth politics to automated factchecking, 2016 was a year …

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A year in the Full Fact office
19 December 2016

All I want …is a donation to Full Fact

Jill's Full Fact fundraising party raised over £2000. Here's her story.

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All I want …is a donation to Full Fact
15 December 2016

Facebook announces plan to fight fake news: with factcheckers

Facebook has launched a pilot to warn users stories are disputed.

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Facebook announces plan to fight fake news: with factcheckers
14 December 2016

Need to Know

Full Fact is launching a project with the people who fund and produce public information in the UK to see if we can fill the gaps in data and analysis.

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Need to Know
1 December 2016

What we found out by factchecking claims about the EU membership fee

Remember the bus? You probably know by now that it was wrong. Here's the story behind the claim.

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What we found out by factchecking claims about the EU membership fee
17 November 2016

Google supports Full Fact to build automated factchecking tools

Google's Digital News Initiative announces €50,000 grant to Full Fact to the build the first end-to-end automated factchecking tool.

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Google supports Full Fact to build automated factchecking tools
7 May 2019

Automated Fact Checking

Full Fact has set out an open roadmap for automated fact checking and is developing the first end-to-end automated fact checking tools.

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Automated Fact Checking
10 November 2016

The sitting room of the (very near) future

Coming soon to a screen near you: facts and factchecking.

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The sitting room of the (very near) future

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