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  • Fact-Checking

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    In Buenos Aires, fact-checkers plan a code of principles and an International Fact-Checking Day

    The fact-checking movement is all grown up.

    With Factcheck.org turning 13 this year, fact-checking is now a staple of American political coverage. And although they took hold later, by and large, international fact-checking initiatives are not exactly new either: Désintox launched on France's Libération in 2008; Argentina’s Chequeado and the UK's Full Fact are both six years old.

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    Shuttered apps, aborted podcasts and TV hiccups: Fact-checkers share stories of failure

    Fact-checkers are experts at thorough research and careful writing, but many confessed Thursday that they struggle with thinking on their feet and venturing out of their comfort zones.

    Eleven fact-checkers presented their organizations’ biggest successes and failures to kick off the third annual Global Fact-Checking Summit in Buenos Aires. Most of the success stories underlined what fact-checkers are good at — checking facts and making an impact on political discourse. But the failures were especially compelling, candid stories about their challenges and mistakes.

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    Fact-checkers from 41 countries meet in Buenos Aires this week

    In an age of massive disinformation campaigns, social media echo chambers and fact-challenged political candidates, high-quality fact-checking is indispensable.

    More than 100 fact-checkers and academics from 41 countries will meet in Buenos Aires this week to discuss the growth of the fact-checking movement worldwide and its many challenges. The conference, on June 9 and 10, is a project of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter.

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