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It’s preparing to partner with other international newsrooms.
Scotland’s The Ferret has partnered with local newspapers to cross-publish its fact-checking stories and hosted workshops in more remote areas of the country, such as the Shetland Islands.
“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?”
FightHoax classifies ingested links to articles as either “Trusted,” “Hoax,” or “Mixed” based on seven different criteria, ranging from language quality to author’s publication history.