The International Fact-Checking Network

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.

Are you a fact-checking organization interested in being a verified signatory to IFCN’s Code of Principles?

The International Fact-Checking Network:

The IFCN team is director Baybars Örsek (borsek@poynter.org), associate director Cristina Tardáguila (ctardaguila@poynter.org), program manager Ferdi Ferhat Özsoy (ferdi@poynter.org), and reporter Harrison Mantas (hmantas@poynter.org) 

To find out more, consult to International Fact-Checking Network’s Bylaws enacted on September 24, 2020, read our transparency statement or email us at factchecknet@poynter.org.

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