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And unlike previous efforts, WhatsApp is giving the fact-checkers an important tool to reach the public more easily.
Plus: The EU is surveying its citizens on fake news; what CrossCheck learned in France; the upcoming Disinformation Action Lab.
“How can we have these conversations together, instead of just being in our camps throwing insults at each other that no one is doing enough?”
Check, created by Meedan, has been used around the world, in projects such as Electionland in the U.S. and CrossCheck in France.
Seu 1º uso grande foi para Electionland, o projeto de apuração coletiva formado por 1000 pessoas que rastreou reclamações.
“The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical.”
The experiment might be replicated in other countries, but “it’d be showing a lot of hubris to say ‘everybody should now do CrossCheck’ without doing the proper social science research based on the data.”