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FACT CHECK: Misinformation on novel coronavirus that spreads online

Jan 30, 2020 - 6:57 PM

(UPDATED) Several fact-checking organizations that are signatory to Poynter's International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) collaborated to combat disinformation on the 2019 novel coronavirus or nCoV

Chinese nationals arriving from Guangzhou, China are seen wearing face mask at the arrival area of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City. The country is on high alert following the outbreak of a new strain of Corona virus which has infected more than 400 persons in China and killed at least nine people. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

EU fact-checking project launches ahead of 2019 parliamentary elections

Mar 19, 2019 - 1:08 PM

The 19 European fact-checking outlets part of FactCheckEU are ready to tackle disinformation and hoaxes ahead of the polls

Facebook partnership goes beyond Rappler

Apr 16, 2018 - 8:47 PM

We accept this responsibility because we know you will be helping – and vetting – us every step of the way

WATCH: #IJF18 – Help define the moral imperatives that should be guiding media and platforms' decisions

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Watch the discussion from the International Journalism Festival

Captivated by hoax, US learns about 'catfishing'

Jan 21, 2013 - 10:08 PM

A spectacular hoax involving a popular US sportsman s fake dead girlfriend has put a spotlight on a practice known as catfishing and raised fresh concerns about news media fact checking

Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish warms up prior to playing against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Fake byline flap rattles US news industry

Jul 05, 2012 - 7:44 AM

Journatic which gathers news for client publications and whose staff includes those from the Philippines used a handful of pseudonyms in its articles