The Rise of Fact-Checking Sites in Europe
Fact-checking in Europe is growing, diverse and fragile
The report found 34 permanent sources of political fact-checking active in 20 different European countries. Through interviews with the founders and leaders of these projects, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism dissects the main challenges that fact-checkers face in Europe. Most of the projects are based in NGOs, not traditional media, the report finds — and funding is a key concern for most.