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News and updates from the Full Fact team

20 October 2016

Rallying for the Battle of Ideas

The Battle of Ideas is a weekend festival (22nd - 23rd October) at the Barbican, London. It's organised by the Institute of Ideas. Don't miss Full Fact's talk on Sunday …

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Rallying for the Battle of Ideas
14 October 2016

Helping listeners make up their own minds

Full Fact is partnering with LBC to help bring our factchecks to an even wider audience.

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Helping listeners make up their own minds
14 October 2016

New Google News "Fact Check" label

Full Fact factchecks will now be highlighted in Google News results.

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New Google News "Fact Check" label
6 October 2016

How to find a fact

Or, complex answers to simple questions.

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How to find a fact
5 October 2016

What is live factchecking?

What, how, why, who, and when we live factcheck.

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What is live factchecking?
30 September 2016

The Fast and Furious Factcheck Challenge

Full Fact has partnered with HeroX to design an competition for automated factchecking.

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The Fast and Furious Factcheck Challenge
26 September 2016

International Factchecking Network Code of Principles

Full Fact has signed up to an international Code of Principles for factcheckers.

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International Factchecking Network Code of Principles
19 September 2016

Full Fact nominated for a WIRED Social Innovation Award

Full Fact have been nominated for a WIRED and Audi Innovation Award.

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Full Fact nominated for a WIRED Social Innovation Award
18 September 2016

Introducing the Need to Know project

A new joint project between Full Fact, the ESRC, the House of Commons Library, and the UK Statistics Authority.

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Introducing the Need to Know project
16 September 2016

Has the public really had enough of experts?

Experts need to build trust and understand people's individual experiences, if they are to be listened to.

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Has the public really had enough of experts?
15 September 2016

Wanted: "An honest and responsive government"

A UN consultation of nearly 10 million people found that having "an honest and responsive government" matters more to most people than affordable food.

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Wanted: "An honest and responsive government"
7 September 2016

The first automated factcheck

Giacomo writes about how he built our first automated factcheck.

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The first automated factcheck

Full Fact fights bad information

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