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Reform of our election laws must be a priority: Full Fact response to the Queen’s Speech

Reform of our election laws must be a priority: Full Fact response to the Queen’s Speech

As the Queen’s Speech reiterated government plans for changes to our election laws, Full Fact once again called for emergency legislation to ensure online political campaigns are open to scrutiny.

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It can’t be left to Facebook to safeguard our democracy

It can’t be left to Facebook to safeguard our democracy

Facebook are implementing new advertising safeguards after Full Fact spotted altered headlines being run by the Conservative Party. But these actions aren't enough to protect our next election.

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Election law needs to change before any election to safeguard our democracy

Election law needs to change before any election to safeguard our democracy

Full Fact has today written to all MPs and Peers calling for UK election law to be updated before any election.

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Looking back on five years volunteering at Full Fact

Looking back on five years volunteering at Full Fact

Today we say a fond farewell to our longest standing volunteer, Sinéad, who is going on to work at Ofcom.

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Full Fact's joint research programme with Africa Check and Chequeado

Full Fact's joint research programme with Africa Check and Chequeado

We are publishing the first of a series of research briefings exploring the available evidence base on how we can best tackle misinformation.

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Full Fact publishes first report on Facebook’s Third Party Fact Checking programme

Full Fact publishes first report on Facebook’s Third Party Fact Checking programme

Our first report into our experiences so far fact checking content on Facebook.

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A Prime Minister’s words matter—will you stand up for honesty in politics?

A Prime Minister’s words matter—will you stand up for honesty in politics?

A Prime Minister’s words matter. We should take them seriously.

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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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