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News and updates from the Full Fact team

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
22 September 2020

Building a model for collaborating to combat misinformation crises

Full Fact is bringing together experts from different misinformation-related backgrounds to create a new collaborative approach to combating misinformation crises

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Building a model for collaborating to combat misinformation crises
12 August 2020

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 welcomes consultation to update our outdated election laws
30 July 2020

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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Full Fact calls on the Prime Minister to correct the record on poverty
28 July 2020

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

Full Fact is using technology to increase the speed, reach and impact of its fact checking. We are developing AI tools to help highly trained fact checkers to be more …

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

Full Fact fights bad information

Bad information ruins lives. It promotes hate, damages people’s health, and hurts democracy. You deserve better.