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Factchecking is a longstanding approach to fighting disinformation, where individual claims, speeches, and rumors can be researched and verified or debunked.

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European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO)

the EU’s largest interdisciplinary network to  counter disinformation.

Facts and Fakes in video

Facts and Fakes in video

Russian Federation (the)

Fact-checking video for Youtube and Rutube: displaying references to refutations, proofs and disputs of the facts contained in the video, as well as the video rating of the video and the overall channel rating.

EUfactcheck.eu

EUfactcheck, an initiative of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) fights misinformation about European policies and topics. Journalism students from all over Europe factcheck claims made by politicians and others and rate them.

Google Factcheck Explorer

A standalone product for users to query the veracity of text- and image-based claims

Hibrid.info

Hibrid.info

Prishtina, Kosovo

Kosovo factchecking project out of ADS nonprofit

Global Fact Check Fund

The Global Fact Check Fund will award grants in an open competition for one or a series of programs to support third-party organizations in strengthening the capabilities of fact-checking organizations across the world.

PolétikaRD Chequeos

PolétikaRD Chequeos

C. Josefa Perdomo 160 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Fact-checking in the Dominican Republic

Kosh

Archive containing content scraped from all the different sources- the Tattle Jod telegram bot, Fact-checking sites, social media and chat apps.

Chequeo Colectivo

Es una plataforma abierta para verificar contenidos a pedido de la comunidad.

WhatsApp Third Party Fact-Checkers

End-to-end fact-checking on the WhatsApp Business API organized by Meedan

Ellinika Hoaxes

Ellinika Hoaxes

Greece (Ellas, Ellada)

Τα «ellinikahoaxes.gr» είναι ο μοναδικός ελληνικός ιστότοπος κατά της παραπληροφόρησης και η μοναδική συντονισμένη προσπάθεια κατάρριψης αναληθών δημοσιευμάτων στο ελληνικό διαδίκτυο. Εργαλεία μας, η έρευνα, η συλλογή στοιχείων και πληροφοριών από αξιόπιστες πηγές και σωστή αξιολόγηση τους.

Mchaguzi

Mchaguzi is an independent web-based, voter-centred electoral intelligence toolkit designed and implemented by The Demography Project, to enhance citizen participation and engagement before, during and after the 2022 Kenyan General Election.

Cazadores de Fake News

Cazadores de Fake News

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Somos una comunidad crowdsourcing que monitorea la desinformación difundidas en cadenas de WhatsApp y redes sociales entre venezolanos. Nuestro centro de operaciones es un grupo de Telegram abierto en el que analizamos colectivamente la información que recibimos.

Watchdog

Watchdog

Sri Lanka

Watchdog is a multidisciplinary team of factcheckers, journalists, researchers and software engineers. We hunt hoaxes and misinformation, investigate matters of public welfare, and build software tools that help operations like ours.

GhanaFact

Ghana’s first full-time fact-checking organisation signatory to the International Fact-checking Network (IFCN) Code of Principles.

Factly

Factly

Hyderabad

Factly strives to cultivate civic participation and engaging citizens in accessing, understanding, and using important government data/information at various levels

Ethiopia Check

Ethiopia Check

Ethiopia (Ityop'iya)

Ethiopia Check debunks claims and exposes fake news using its platforms on Facebook (52,000 followers), Twitter (7,000 followers) and Telegram (34,000 followers).

Social Media Hoax Slayer

Social Media Hoax Slayer

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

In the last few years, the Social Media having a wider reach and faster, started polluting human minds by anti-social elements, wrong doers, pranksters etc.

Fact Check Initiative Japan

Fact Check Initiative Japan

Japan (Nihon or Nippon)

FIJ is a non-profit organization for the promotion of Japanese fact-checking aimed at protecting society from mis/disinformation.

Mafindo

Mafindo

Indonesia

Served as a center for clarification of issues suspected to be hoaxes.

Fact Crescendo

Fact Crescendo

Crescendo Transcription Pvt Ltd, STPI, # 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2nd Floor, Naregaon Main Rd, MIDC Industrial Area, Chilkalthana, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431201 India

Fact Crescendo is an independent, unbiased fact-checking website that is committed to bringing the fact behind every news, debunking mis-interpreted & hoax news on a daily basis on false, mis-informed, social media as well as mainstream media.

El Sabueso

Animal Politico's fact-checking project. "Fooling a dog is difficult."

Agence France-Presse (AFP) Fact Check

AFP Fact Check is a global digital verification service that tackles damaging misinformation on topics such as COVID-19 and elections.

Lead Stories

Lead Stories is an innovative fact checking and debunking website at the intersection of big data and journalism that launched in 2015.

Chequea Bolivia

Chequea Bolivia

Bolivia (Buliwya / Wuliwya / Volívia)

A fundamental pillar of the democratic system is that there is freedom of expression and dissemination, and that citizens are duly informed to make correct decisions in their daily lives.

CongoCheck

CongoCheck

Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)

Congo Check est un média spécialisé dans la vérification des faits ou factchecking. Congo Check est un projet de l'ASBL/ONG Initiative des fact-chechekers du Congo, IFC.

African Fact-Checking Alliance (AFCA)

The African Fact-Checking Alliance (AFCA) is a network of media and civil society organizations that work to counter misinformation. The network supports fact-checking missions to debunk dangerous content, including conspiracy theories and misinformation.

Agência Lupa

The Magnifier is the first news agency in Brazil to specialize in journalistic technique known worldwide as fact-checking and was founded on November 1, 2015.

Annir Initiative

Annir Initiative

Libya (Libiyah)

Annir is a non-partisan digital initiative specialized in raising awareness about Media & Information Literacy and Digital Safety.

Aos Fatos

Daily, journalists from Aos Fatos follow statements by politicians and authorities of national expression, from different party colors, in order to verify if they are speaking the truth. For this, we adopted a formula with seven steps to carry out our checks.

BOOM

BOOM

Mumbai

BOOM is an independent digital journalism initiative. We are India’s premier fact checking website, committed to bring to our readers verified facts rather than opinion. When there is a claim, we will fact check it.

Bolivia Verifica

Bolivia Verifica

Bolivia (Buliwya / Wuliwya / Volívia)

Bolivia Verifica is a non-profit, non-political digital media that is dedicated to the verification of false news and public discourse to fight against disinformation and improve democratic participation.

Masyarakat Anti Fitnah Indonesia

cekfakta.com adalah sebuah sebuah proyek kolaboratif pengecekan fakta yang dibangun di atas API Yudistira oleh MAFINDO ( Masyarakat Anti Fitnah Indonesia ) dan bekerja sama dengan beberapa media online yang tergabung di AJI ( Aliansi Jurnalis Independen ) dan AMSI ( Asosiasi Media Siber Indonesia ) serta didukung oleh Google News Initiative dan Internews serta FirstDraft

Dubawa

Dubawa

Nigeria

DUBAWA is Nigeria’s independent verification and fact-checking platform, initiated by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) and supported by the most influential newsrooms and civic organisations in the country to help amplify the culture of truth in public discourse, public policy, and media practice.

MediaBiasFactCheck

Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC), founded in 2015, is an independent online media outlet.

BBC News Africa COVID-19 Misinfo Hub

To combat what the World Health Organization has called an "infodemic" around Covid-19, BBC News Africa has launched a searchable library of fact-checks debunking popular myths and misinformation about coronavirus in Africa.

Digit Eye

Digit Eye

India (Bhārat)

Digiteye India is an independent digital news fact-checking venture by a small group of veteran journalists who came together to bring forth authentic facts behind daily news and claims being passed on as news, social media messages and views.

DisinfoWatch

DisinfoWatch is a Canadian foreign disinformation monitoring and debunking platform.

Doble Check

Doble Check

University of Costa Rica

Doble Check is a public discourse auditing project financed by the University of Costa Rica and which operates as a project affiliated with Radio Stations UCR.

Efecto Cocuyo Chequea

Efecto Cocuyo Chequea

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

We are an independent Venezuelan media, which uses all its platforms for the free exercise of journalism and access to information.

Dogruluk Payi

Dogruluk Payi

Turkey (Turkiye)

Dogruluk Payi is a Turkish fact checking website

Ecuador Chequea

Ecuador Chequea

Quito, Ecuador

Data enriches public debate and therefore strengthens democracy. An informed society is capable of making conscious decisions.

Claim Buster

Claim Buster

Arlington, Texas

"Claim Buster allows for fact checking of individual personal claims or claims by public officials. Users can insert their own claims or links to claims said publically to find out their factuality." - Countering Disinfo

teyit.org

teyit.org

Turkey (Turkiye)

teyit.org is working to ensure that internet users can access correct information by verifying in many areas from widely known mistakes, suspicious information on the agenda of social media, claims brought up by the media, or urban legends.

Taiwan FactCheck Center

Taiwan FactCheck Center

7F, No. 7, Lane 116, Guangfu South Road, Daan District, Taipei City 10694

Taiwan’s first fact-checking center was jointly supported by the Taiwan Media Observation Education Foundation and the Quality Journalism Development Association.

Tattle

Tattle

India (Bhārat)

Tattle is a group of technologists, researchers, journalists and artists. We build tools and datasets to better understand and respond to (mis)information trends on chat apps and regional language social media in India.

Latam Chequea

Latam Chequea

Latin America

Faced with the “infodemic”, the spread of rumors and false content, Latin American checkers join forces to share the information we produce and, by joining forces, provide better information to our communities.

South Asia Check

South Asia Check

Kathmandu, Nepal

South Asia Check is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit initiative by Panos South Asia which aims to promote accuracy and accountability in public debate.

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