FactCheck.org has released its "whoppers of 2020" on the year's political fabrications. Once again, President Trump tops the list though President-elect Biden is on it, too.
FactCheck.org Wins Sigma Delta Chi Award for Steel Story
FactCheck.org has been awarded a Sigma Delta Chi award for excellence in professional journalism for a 2019 story on President Trump's claims about the steel industry.
YouTube to Feature FactCheck.org Articles in Effort to Combat Misinformation
YouTube will highlight fact-checks from FactCheck.org and other sources in an expanded U.S. effort to correct misinformation on Covid-19 and other topics.
FactCheck.org Debunks Coronavirus Myths
In an ongoing series of articles, FactCheck.org debunks myths and rumors from social media sites and corrects misstatements by politicians and others about COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus.
FactCheck.org Addresses International Journalists on Combating Disinformation
FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely met with a dozen international journalists in February through a U.S. State Department tour aimed at debunking misinformation.
FactCheck.org Adds Veteran Journalists to Boost 2020 Campaign Coverage
FactCheck.org has brought on two experienced journalists to increase its 2020 campaign coverage, especially in swing states, and intensify efforts to debunk online deception.
The ‘Whopper King’: Trump Again Rules Annual FactCheck.org Whoppers List
In 2019, President Donald Trump again dominated the FactCheck.org "whoppers of the year" list of falsehoods and distortions on a variety of topics, including impeachment-related claims.
FactCheck.org and Hearst TV Partner on 2020 Campaign Season
FactCheck.org and Hearst TV Inc. are partnering for the 2020 campaign season. Hearst will feature FactCheck.org's work on Hearst’s television and radio stations and websites.
FactCheck.org Article Honored at Global Fact 6 Conference
A fact-checking article by FactCheck.org that prompted a retraction and an apology was voted “Best Correction Obtained” and honored at the Global Fact 6 Awards in Cape Town, South Africa.
Denver’s KUSA Is Presented With 2019 Cronkite/Jackson Prize
NBC's Denver TV station, KUSA, was presented with the 2019 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages at the Cronkite Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.