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Boris Johnson and Full Fact: a brief history of factchecking

Boris Johnson and Full Fact: a brief history of factchecking

At Full Fact we’ve been factchecking claims that Mr. Johnson has made for almost a decade, ever since we were founded in 2010.

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Full Fact calls for urgent action from government to overhaul its use of data

Full Fact calls for urgent action from government to overhaul its use of data

Full Fact is one of 11 organisations calling for a transformative change to improve the UK government's use of data, for better government and better society

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Andy Dudfield and Ross Haig join Full Fact in automated factchecking and communications

Andy Dudfield and Ross Haig join Full Fact in automated factchecking and communications

Full Fact’s growing because our work is more needed than ever.

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Everyone talks about trust but how many people understand it?

Everyone talks about trust but how many people understand it?

In our new briefing, Full Fact’s Research Manager Amy Sippitt goes beyond the survey headlines to look at what trust really means.

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Fact checking doesn’t work (the way you think it does)

Fact checking doesn’t work (the way you think it does)

Fact checkers need to move from ‘publish and pray’ to ‘publish and act’

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The factbombing problem: Why too many statistics can be damaging to the state of public debate

The factbombing problem: Why too many statistics can be damaging to the state of public debate

We’ll remember the Theresa May vs. Jeremy Corbyn era for both sides reeling off really long lists of disconnected facts at PMQs.

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The prosecution of Boris Johnson

The prosecution of Boris Johnson

We want our politicians to tell the truth, but some aren't taking their responsibilities seriously—and our public bodies simply haven’t acted enough.

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Full Fact and international partners win Google AI Impact Challenge

Full Fact and international partners win Google AI Impact Challenge

We're excited to announce that Full Fact – along with three of our international partners – has been chosen as a winner of the Google AI Impact Challenge.

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Both Labour and the Conservatives should stop making these claims about council tax

Both Labour and the Conservatives should stop making these claims about council tax

Both parties claim their councils charge lower tax. Neither use data that can really be used to compare council tax in different areas. So both are making fairly meaningless claims.

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Support our call to protect our elections from abuse by emailing your MP

Support our call to protect our elections from abuse by emailing your MP

Urgent action is needed to make sure the upcoming EU elections aren’t wide open to abuse—and we need your help.

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The EU elections are approaching, the government needs to act now to protect them from abuse

The EU elections are approaching, the government needs to act now to protect them from abuse

Our election laws around political advertising and campaigning online are dangerously out of date and wide open to abuse.

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Research update #3: who shares ‘false news’ and what makes a good graph

Research update #3: who shares ‘false news’ and what makes a good graph

An occasional series summarising research that can inform our work from Full Fact's Research Manager Amy Sippitt.

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