The number of active fact-checking groups at news organizations and websites has now hit 75 worldwide, according to the Duke Reporters Lab (@ReportersLab). New fact-checking sites are now at work in Brazil, Morocco, Nepal, Spain, and the United States. Most sites specialize in verifying what politicians tell their constituents. Turnover is high: the report also notes that 43 fact-checking operations are now inactive.
Posted on: October 21, 2015