We collect (and briefly explain) major studies on fact-checking, fake news and misinformation
It’s often not enough for fact-checkers to simply correct online misinformation — they also have to create detailed counter-messages and alternative narratives if they want to change their audiences’ minds.
On Twitter, those who follow or are followed by people who correct their facts are more likely to accept the correction than those who are confronted by strangers.
Trust and Distrust in Online Fact-Checking Services
This study evaluated online user perceptions of Factcheck.org, Snopes.com and StopFake.org in order to get a picture of what commenters are saying about active fact-checkers.
This study attempts to determine the most effective way to correct misinformation on social media by testing both the content of corrections and how they're presented.
Drawing upon a Twitter dataset from the 2012 United States presidential election, this study examines the motives that partisan social media have to share fact checks.