About the International Fact-Checking Network

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at Poynter has been a champion for the best practices and exchanges of fact-based information since it was established in 2015. Today, the IFCN is a global leader in fact-checking excellence, providing more than 100 operations around the world with:

Opportunities to connect with fact-checkers from countries around the world at events like IFCN Talks, Global Fact and International Fact-Checking Day.

Meet the IFCN team:

Baybars Örsek
Director

Alanna Dvorak
International Training Project Manager

Ferdi Ferhat Özsoy
Program Manager

Deirdre Gonsalves
Program Officer

Seth Smalley
Reporter

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