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Full Fact welcomes consultation to update our outdated election laws

Full Fact welcomes consultation to update our outdated election laws

Voters should know who is targeting them online and who is paying for it.

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Full Fact calls on the Prime Minister to correct the record on poverty

Full Fact calls on the Prime Minister to correct the record on poverty

The public relies on political leaders to get their facts right when debating society’s big questions - and they must correct the record if they get it wrong.

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How we’re using AI to scale up global fact checking

How we’re using AI to scale up global fact checking

For the past few years, we have been developing AI tools to help increase the speed, reach and impact of our fact checking, which we intend to share with like …

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Full Fact raises concerns with regulator over inaccurate testing data

Full Fact raises concerns with regulator over inaccurate testing data

We are particularly concerned about a lack of willingness from the government to engage on specific questions of accuracy.

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Full Fact welcomes new report from Lords Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee

Full Fact welcomes new report from Lords Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee

Full Fact welcomes the recommendations in the report. We are glad that the committee has taken on board many of the comments that we made.

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How can we fight bad information about health?

How can we fight bad information about health?

Full Fact’s Researcher Dr. Dora-Olivia Vicol looks at health misinformation, and how fact checkers and the general public can stand up to crises, conspiracies, and inaccurate everyday health advice.

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Fighting the causes and consequences of bad information: the Full Fact Report 2020

Fighting the causes and consequences of bad information: the Full Fact Report 2020

Bad information ruins lives – read Full Fact’s report on what we can do to fight it.

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What do our readers’ questions tell us about the  public’s coronavirus concerns?

What do our readers’ questions tell us about the public’s coronavirus concerns?

Since 16th March, our readers have sent in over 2,400 questions about the new coronavirus. We pulled together the recurring themes to try to find out what the public cares …

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Over half of the UK public say they ignore parties and politicians because they don’t know if they can trust them

Over half of the UK public say they ignore parties and politicians because they don’t know if they can trust them

These are the findings of research we commissioned from BritainThinks during the 2019 general election campaign, thanks to funding for our election work from the Nuffield Foundation.

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Coronavirus: our pledge to you, our readers

Coronavirus: our pledge to you, our readers

Let's tackle bad information together.

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Playing the long game: the impact of fact checkers on public figures, institutions, and the media

Playing the long game: the impact of fact checkers on public figures, institutions, and the media

In this briefing, Full Fact’s Head of Research Amy Sippitt looks at what fact checking organisations can do to influence public debate.

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How we spoke to 77 fact checkers and helped 21 of them start using Claim Review Schema

How we spoke to 77 fact checkers and helped 21 of them start using Claim Review Schema

In 2019 we ran a project that helped more of our fact checking colleagues around the world adopt Claim Review Schema, and to train them to use it correctly.

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