In the April issue of Scientific American, scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson explains how everyone can debunk misinformation about COVID, vaccines and masks.
FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias have received funding from the Google News Initiative to produce fact checks about COVID-19 immunization misinformation as short bilingual video explainers.
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 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.
A majority of people in the U.S. said that they would be likely to get a vaccine to protect them against Zika virus if it were available, according to the latest APPC survey, No vaccine exists yet.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans claim to have a “poor” or “fair” understanding of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), suggesting more knowledge is needed in food labeling and using GM mosquitoes to fight Zika.
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 light of the historic climate deal made at the United Nations' Conference of the Parties in Paris, FactCheck.org has compiled a recap of misleading and false claims about climate change that were investigated in 2014-2015.