Poynter’s inaugural Global Fact-Checking Summit attracted a diverse group of journalists to a London classroom this week.
Two Italians explained their creative ideas for earning money from their work. An energetic editor from Argentina talked about how she uses crowdsourcing to help her reporters. And two young journalists from Ukraine showed how they’ve used digital tools to find manipulated photographs in the Russian media.
The journalists shared something big in common: a passion for fact-checking.
As international conferences go, the Global Fact-Checking Summit was a small one — about 40 fact-checkers, a half-dozen academics who study this growing new form of journalism, plus a handful of representatives from the foundations that paid for the conference.… Read more