The E. W. Scripps Company and TV station KUSA in Denver have won the 2017 Cronkite/Jackson Prizes for Fact Checking Political Messages, USC's Lear Center and APPC said.
FactCheck.org announced that it has received a third year of funding from the Stanton Foundation to support SciCheck, which focuses on false and misleading political claims about science.
FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan consumer advocate for voters, is among several fact-checking organizations that will work with Facebook in helping to identify and label viral fake news stories flagged by readers.
FactCheck.org provided daily coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and announced a partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to develop fact-checking videos.
For the third consecutive year, FactCheck.org has been awarded the Webby for best Political Blog/Website, and received the People's Voice Webby, as voted by the public, in the same category
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan "consumer advocate" for voters, has been nominated for the third consecutive year for a Webby as best Political Blog/Website.
FactCheck.org announced that its SciCheck initiative has received funding from the Stanton Foundation to continue fact-checking science-based political claims through the 2016 campaign.
In partnership with FactCheck.org and others, the Internet Archive has launched the Political TV Ad Archive to help journalists, researchers and the public understand the use of political ads in the 2016 elections.
CNN's "State of the Union" and FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan fact-checking site, have announced a new partnership to create a weekly online video series looking at claims made in the 2016 presidential campaign. "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper will host the series.
With a flurry of candidates entering the 2016 presidential race, FactCheck.org and its science feature, SciCheck, are examining the campaigners' recent statements and revisiting past claims. Recent posts examine claims by Scott Walker, Donald Trump, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.