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    For American fact-checkers working around gaps in government data, a lesson from Argentina

    Gaps in information frustrate the work of fact-checkers. But what about when a government agency creates them?

    “To know that the data has been tracked in the past and is maybe still tracked currently and is not being released — that just seems like a step backward,” said Angie Holan, editor of PolitiFact (a project of the Poynter-owned Tampa Bay Times).

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    Getting automated fact-checking from science fiction to reality

    A government leader opens his mouth, and listeners instantly know how much of the speech is provable. Science fiction? For the moment, but hopefully not forever.

    The state of technology and the maturity of fact-checking organizations today make it possible to take the first steps toward that goal. Chequeado, where I work as director of editorial innovation, started working on automated fact-checking just over a year ago.

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    How (and why) to turn a fact check into a GIF

    Argentinian fact-checking website Chequeado is always looking for ways to broaden its audience. This summer, they decided to try GIFs.

    "We wanted to expand our readership from the circle who read us already," says Executive Director Laura Zommer. In August, spurred on by Editorial Innovation Director Pablo Martin Fernández, they started a collaboration with the website UNO to transform one fact check a week into a GIF.

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    Fact-checkers around the world agree on shared code of principles

    Thirty-five organizations from 27 countries have signed a new code of principles that emphasizes the importance of transparency and a non-partisan approach.

    Signatories include Africa Check, Chequeado, El Objetivo on La Sexta, Factcheck.org, Full Fact, PolitiFact, Snopes and the Washington Post's Fact Checker.

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