Why fact-checkers couldn’t contain misinformation about the Notre Dame fire

When news broke on Monday that the Notre Dame was on fire, misinformation immediately started flooding social media. And French fact-checkers weren’t far behind. “When the fire started, I was at home,” said Samuel Laurent, editor of Les Décodeurs, a fact-checking project based at Le Monde newspaper. “I immediately started to look at Twitter because … Continue reading Why fact-checkers couldn’t contain misinformation about the Notre Dame fire