Tag: fact checking

by Carlos Moreno

In recent years, a boom of global political fact-checking organizations has blossomed. The latest? Chequeado, a five-year-old fact-checking operation at the Buenos Aires-based open data outfit Fundación La Voz Pública. Chequeado is among the many global fact-checking operations taking shape through crowdfunding. Within the last year the trend has been forming in Italy, England, Canada and the […] more »

by Dan Schultz

Last month, I ran a user study to test the effectiveness of Truth Goggles (a credibility layer/B.S. detector for the Internet). The tool attempts to remind users when it’s important to think more carefully. If you’re curious, you can check out the demo page. Now that the study has officially concluded, the numbers have been […] more »