FactCheck.org has been honored with a Webby from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Science — and in the People’s Voice popular vote — on a number of occasions. In 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and from 2014-2019, FactCheck won Webby Awards. From 2007-2010 and again from 2012-2017, FactCheck received the most votes in the Webby People’s Voice competition in the politics category.
The other nominees for the 2021 Webby Award in the News & Politics category are the PBS NewsHour; NBC News: Trans, Imprisoned – and Trapped; FRONTLINE; and FiveThirtyEight: The Election Forecast.
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FactCheck.org, whose mission is to serve as a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters, also fact-checks misinformation in science through its SciCheck feature. Its latest efforts in the SciCheck COVID-19/Vaccination Project seek to increase exposure to accurate information about COVID-19 and vaccines, while decreasing the impact of misinformation.
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