Even though Germany is less than two weeks away from its federal election, Jacques Pezet isn't worried. At least, not yet.
"It’s not really like we’ve been having a lot of fake news," said the fact-checker for Correctiv, a German nonprofit media group.
Coming off the heels of contentious presidential elections in France and the United States, it would seem natural for massive online misinformation to afflict Germans as well. But it isn’t (at least, not as much), in part due to the country's current political structure.