“First-generation fact-checking” is no longer good enough. Here’s what comes next

“Fact checkers need to move from ‘publish and pray’ to ‘publish and act.’” “The idea that fact checking can work by correcting the public’s inaccurate beliefs on a mass scale alone doesn’t stack up,” write representatives from Full Fact (U.K.), Africa Check (Africa), and Chequeado (Argentina), in a manifesto of sorts published Thursday to all … Continue reading “First-generation fact-checking” is no longer good enough. Here’s what comes next