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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
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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.
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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
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Andrew Pergam, Mónica Guzmán, and Tony Haile share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
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“Truth vigilante” or no, the hubbub over fact-checking in news articles gets at some deeper issues about how journalists view their own work.
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The Craigslist founder argues that even though fact checking can be time-consuming and expensive, it’s worth the investment.
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A modest proposal for a new way to structure and assess the claims we make — and the conclusions we draw — in the digital space.
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In its expansion, PolitiFact sets its sights on becoming an Associated Press for fact-checking. Justin Ellis
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