Fact-Checking

The International Fact-Checking Network is a unit of the Poynter Institute dedicated to bringing together fact-checkers worldwide. The IFCN was launched in September 2015 to support a booming crop of fact-checking initiatives by promoting best practices and exchanges in this field.

Participants of the Global Fact-Checking Summit in Madrid, July 2017

Participants of the Global Fact-Checking Summit in Madrid, July 2017

The International Fact-Checking Network:

The first and current Director of the IFCN is Alexios Mantzarlis. In September 2017 the Poynter-based staff of the IFCN grew to include Program Manager Dulce Ramos and Reporter Daniel Funke. To find out more, read our transparency statement.

Fact-Checking Research Database

Explore our growing database of major studies on fact-checking, fake news and misinformation.

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