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International Fact-Checking Network

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In the Balkans, fact-checking knows no borders

“Clara has a mind like a steel mousetrap and a heart like a twelve-minute egg”. The fictional head of the fact-checking department in Jay McInerney’s “Bright Lights, Big City” is hardly a paragon of collegiality. In real life, however, fact-checkers tend to be collaborative types, running joint initiatives and supporting new websites as they … Read More
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Poynter names director and editor for new International Fact-Checking Network

The Poynter Institute announced Monday that Alexios Mantzarlis will be the director and editor of a new International Fact-Checking Network. The IFCN's work will appear on Poynter's site and Mantzarlis will publish a weekly newsletter. Alexios Mantzarlis, submitted photo According to the press release, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based IFCN is funded by grants from the Omidyar Network … Read More
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