14 Aug 2015

FoI madness, but not as we know it

Recent experiences of how requests under the Freedom of Information Act are handled leave us cold. Read more

24 Jul 2015

Statistics are not just numbers: they require context to be useful

We're working on a project to create an open standard for sharing the bits of statistics that aren't numbers: the caveats, context and explanations. Here's why. Read more

07 Jul 2015

Automatically spotting interesting sentences in parliamentary debates

Jake has been volunteering at Full Fact for several weeks now. As part of our work towards more automated factchecking, we showed him the work of Simone Teufel on extracting information ... Read more

01 Jun 2015

The election has been factchecked

The election has been factchecked, as we promised. We have checked a constant stream of political claims during the past 6 weeks, analysed the manifestos in detail, and promoted these ... Read more

28 Apr 2015

Full Fact Podcast: Episode 4

We've launched a podcast for the election. Each week we'll bring you the facts behind the headlines, and news from our election HQ where the team is working 18 hour a ... Read more

19 Apr 2015

The faces behind Full Fact

Today, viewers of the Andrew Marr show were treated to a glimpse behind the scenes at Full Fact's election centre. Bringing you the facts behind the spin is a demanding job, ... Read more

18 Mar 2015

Full Fact's election centre is homeless

Staring March 30th we plan to run an 18 hour a day factchecking center. We will work tirelessly to make sure that no claim goes unchallenged during the election. The ... Read more

13 Mar 2015

We need volunteers to monitor the media and parties

Full Fact is preparing to operate an 18 hour a day factchecking centre, from 6am to midnight every day of the election campaign. Monitoring is the raw material for everything ... Read more

21 Feb 2015

The Big Monitoring Project

It's open data day, and we need open data about election campaigns. Read more