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News and updates from the Full Fact team

17 December 2020

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

Our second report on Full Fact's experience of the Third-Party Fact-Checking programme run by Facebook

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Full Fact publishes new report on Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking programme
16 December 2020

The challenges of online fact checking: how technology can (and can’t) help

New research report into the main challenges faced by global fact checkers when finding and checking claims online

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The challenges of online fact checking: how technology can (and can’t) help
10 December 2020

Eight days. Eight hundred donors. One huge thank you.

Our supporters helped us raise £55,000 in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge

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Eight days. Eight hundred donors. One huge thank you.
4 December 2020

Responding to the challenges caused by information incidents

Full Fact has published its second paper as part of a new project to build a collaborative model for fighting bad information online

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Responding to the challenges caused by information incidents
25 November 2020

Better communication needed to tackle gaps in understanding of economic statistics

Economic measures affect our lives in many ways. But research published today shows gaps in the pubic's understanding, and disillusionment and apathy about the economy.

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Better communication needed to tackle gaps in understanding of economic statistics
19 November 2020

Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises

With a coronavirus vaccine now potentially just months away, the global public deserves good information.

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Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises
10 November 2020

Researching bad information: what we learned in 2020

Lessons for fact checkers, gaps in our knowledge and new directions

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Researching bad information: what we learned in 2020
15 October 2020

Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty

In two new research briefings, Africa Check, Chequeado and Full Fact have teamed together to find out what we know about conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty.

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Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty
12 October 2020

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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How we spoke to 77 fact checkers and helped 21 of them start using Claim Review Schema
5 October 2020

Fact checkers need to work together to create better models for distributing our fact checks online

Partnerships with internet platforms are vital for fact checkers to tackle misinformation at a global scale.

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Fact checkers need to work together to create better models for distributing our fact checks online
29 September 2020

Full Fact launches a WhatsApp fact checking service in the UK

We’re partnering with WhatsApp to tackle false and harmful content on the platform.

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Full Fact launches a WhatsApp fact checking service in the UK
25 September 2020

10 years of your support

It's ten years since Full Fact began. In that time, Full Fact’s supporters have donated their time, money and skills to defending good, impartial information in the UK. We look …

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10 years of your support

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