Even automating just parts of journalists’ fact-checking efforts can speed up their work. Is this the right tool?

ATHENS — A Greek university student is trying to build an algorithm to help journalists, fact-checkers, and regular news consumers make an assessment on the trustworthiness of an article before it’s spread widely online. Valentine Tzekas began developing FightHoax in late 2016, as anxieties around online misinformation took hold in the months after the November … Continue reading Even automating just parts of journalists’ fact-checking efforts can speed up their work. Is this the right tool?