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    Facebook expands its fact-checking project to Italy

    Facebook is adding Italy to its list of countries where fact-checkers can review and flag fake news.

    Facebook announced Tuesday that, starting next week, it will partner with fact-checking outlet Pagella Politica to cut down on the amount of misinformation on the social media platform. The move makes Italy the fifth country where fact-checking organizations are reviewing fake stories through a dedicated mechanism on Facebook, after the United States, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Article

    The extreme ratings of fact-checkers around the world

    This article was republished with permission by the Duke Reporters' Lab. Claire Ballentine is a student researcher at the Lab.

    A 2015 census of fact-checkers reveals the odd names they use for the most ridiculous falsehoods.

    FactCheckEU calls them “Insane Whoppers.” The Voice of San Diego uses “Huckster Propaganda.” Honolulu Civil Beat refers to them as “Screaming Lies.”

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