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Barely 90 days after launch, StopFake is reaching 1.5 million unique visitors a month and bringing social media verification to a conflict being fought both on land and online. Lydia Tomkiw
The rise and fall of a narcotweeter, how to build an online community, and when fact-checking backfires: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton
Andrew Pergam, Mónica Guzmán, and Tony Haile share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
“Truth vigilante” or no, the hubbub over fact-checking in news articles gets at some deeper issues about how journalists view their own work.
The Craigslist founder argues that even though fact checking can be time-consuming and expensive, it’s worth the investment.
A modest proposal for a new way to structure and assess the claims we make — and the conclusions we draw — in the digital space.
In its expansion, PolitiFact sets its sights on becoming an Associated Press for fact-checking. Justin Ellis
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