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News and updates from the Full Fact team

4 March 2022

Using coin tossing to make our crowdsourcing more efficient

A couple of weeks ago, we launched our second crowdsourcing project, asking thousands of generous supporters to help train our new Stats Checker tool

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Using coin tossing to make our crowdsourcing more efficient
2 March 2022

Ensuring honesty in public life needs a new system for correcting mistakes in Parliament

Full Fact urges the Committee on Standards to recommend a straightforward system so that MPs can correct the official record when they misspeak.

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Ensuring honesty in public life needs a new system for correcting mistakes in Parliament
25 February 2022

Ukraine and beyond: How to fact check misleading videos

We’ve been checking videos claiming to be filmed in Ukraine. Here’s how to do it.

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Ukraine and beyond: How to fact check misleading videos
25 February 2022

Ukraine disinformation

Disinformation will be part of the war in Ukraine. It's vital that we keep trying to build a more open and accountable democracy in the UK.

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Ukraine disinformation
22 February 2022

Tackle government and internet company ‘censorship-by-proxy’ in Online Safety Bill

Full Fact is calling on an end to Government and internet company 'censorship by proxy', with changes to the upcoming Online Safety Bill

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Tackle government and internet company ‘censorship-by-proxy’ in Online Safety Bill
16 February 2022

How thousands of helpers are training up our fact checking AI

Last autumn, over four thousand of supporters helped us match 250,000 claims in our 'Claim matching challenge'. But how exactly did it help improve our fact checking AI?

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How thousands of helpers are training up our fact checking AI
4 February 2022

False communication offence risks unintended damage to freedom of expression

Our response to the government's confirmation that it accepts the Law Commission's recommendations on a false communications offence.

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False communication offence risks unintended damage to freedom of expression
2 February 2022

ASA upholds Full Fact complaint about misleading vaccine advert

The Advertising Standards Authority rules an advert containing misleading vaccine information breaches their rules.

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ASA upholds Full Fact complaint about misleading vaccine advert
1 February 2022

Statistics watchdog challenges government's ‘disappointing’ false employment claims

OSR challenge PM's false employment claims in letter to Downing Street

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Statistics watchdog challenges government's ‘disappointing’ false employment claims
31 January 2022

Spotify must change its tune on Covid misinformation

Full Fact response to Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek's open letter.

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Spotify must change its tune on Covid misinformation
20 January 2022

Full Fact releases updated and improved framework to fight misinformation

This iteration of the Framework introduces a five step process for using the Framework and template spreadsheets to aid collaboration among or between teams.

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Full Fact releases updated and improved framework to fight misinformation
12 January 2022

80 fact checkers publish open letter to YouTube demanding effective action against disinformation

Fact checkers around the world are asking YouTube to create a roadmap of policy and product interventions to improve the information ecosystem, including working with non-partisan fact checkers.

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80 fact checkers publish open letter to YouTube demanding effective action against disinformation

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