Ethics & Trust

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Andrew DeVigal created these images using artificial intelligence. For the image at left, he used the AI prompt: digital nightmare. For the image at right, the prompts were: digital dream, smooth, pleasant, dreamy, muted aurora borealis. (Courtesy of Andrew DeVigal)

A news photo editor’s nightmare is an art director’s dream

The Parthenon in in Athens, Greece. (Louis Jacobson/PolitiFact)

Greeks don’t trust their media. Fact-checkers are trying to help


Journalism and Big Tech continue to build on a bed of sand

Police officers leave a vandalized Decathlon sporting goods store in Emeryville, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

The FBI is about to release incomplete and inadequate crime statistics

From left, the University of California, Berkeley’s David Broockman and Microsoft Research’s David Rothschild discuss cable news on Sept. 27, 2022, at PolitiFact's United Facts of America conference. PolitiFact Deputy Editor Rebecca Catalanello moderated.

How partisan television media fuels persistent echo chambers

Nobel Peace Prize awarded journalist Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the influential Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, speaks to the media after hearing in the Basmanny District Court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Local media provide sizable solutions to global crises