Fact checking tools and resources to help us in these challenging times
In our work fact-checking political claims and debunking viral deceptions, we have found a tremendous amount of misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a guide to our coverage of the facts. Click on the headlines
Microbiologist performs extraction of the coronavirus at the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories on Friday, March 6, 2020. Governor Tom Wolf/Flickr
As the potentially deadly new coronavirus spread from Wuhan, China, to the rest of the world, misinformation tagged along.
First Draft is maintaining a database of expert sources on coronavirus for journalists to contact for up-to-date information on the outbreak. This includes governmental departments and agencies for some of the worst affected countries, as well as regional and global health organisations.
BBC News – Reality Check
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A verification “Swiss army knife” helping journalists to save time and be more efficient in their fact-checking and debunking tasks on social networks.
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