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Local news broadcaster Tegna plans to roll out its fact-checking and debunking vertical, Verify, into a standalone brand by this summer, and draw on local expertise among the 49 newsrooms across the country it serves.
WHY LOCAL BROADCASTER TEGNA IS MAKING A BIG BET ON ITS FACT-CHECKING VERTICAL VERIFYSARA GUAGLIONEFEBRUARY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
This year, we felt it was necessary to take it one step further and give readers their own tools to debunk false and misleading visuals.
INTRODUCING #DIYFACTCHECK, A PROJECT FROM THE FACT CHECKERNADINE AJAKA, ELYSE SAMUELS, SARAH CAHLANFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The anti-vaccine protest that temporarily cut off access to a mass vaccination site at Dodger Stadium was organized on Facebook through a page that promotes debunked claims about the coronavirus pandemic, masks and immunization.
ANTI-VACCINE PROTEST AT DODGER STADIUM WAS ORGANIZED ON FACEBOOK, INCLUDING PROMOTION OF BANNED ‘PLANDEMIC’ VIDEOISAAC STANLEY-BECKERFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Some of the original forecasts from the IHME group were using a method that had been thoroughly debunked before I probably was even born,” Scarpino said.
THE HARD LESSONS OF MODELING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICJORDANA CEPELEWICZJANUARY 28, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The post was deleted because LG brutally debunked the report, calling it "completely false and without merit."
LG SAYS IT MIGHT QUIT THE SMARTPHONE MARKETRON AMADEOJANUARY 20, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Then the election happened and he lost, and one could track in real-time how his claims evolved and were debunked — and how each claim was added to the pile of unicorn drawings as evidence that something occurred.
THE LIE THAT LINGERS: 3 IN 10 AMERICANS FALSELY BELIEVE THE ELECTION WAS RIDDLED WITH FRAUDPHILIP BUMPJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last month, for instance, Fox News aired a striking segment debunking misinformation about election software company Smartmatic, after the firm sent a 20-page legal demand letter.
DOMINION THREATENS MYPILLOW CEO MIKE LINDELL WITH LAWSUIT OVER ‘FALSE AND CONSPIRATORIAL’ CLAIMSHANNAH KNOWLES, EMMA BROWNJANUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His statement likely traced back to a loosely-sourced, and now-deleted Washington Times article containing a claim that was later thoroughly debunked.
FACIAL RECOGNITION STILL CAN’T PROVE SOMEONE’S IDENTITYSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 8, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
The rumor was false, and debunked repeatedly—not least by the words and actions of the MAGA personalities who were leading the charge in front of a live audience.
HOW AN INTERNET LIE ABOUT THE CAPITOL INVASION TURNED INTO AN INSTANT CONSPIRACY THEORYBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 7, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The failure of social media platforms to prevent the spread of anti-LGBTQ disinformation also comes as conservatives allege bias against right-wing content, especially on Facebook, which Media Matters has extensively and repeatedly debunked.
5 THINGS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS CAN DO TO COMBAT ANTI-LGBTQ DISINFORMATIONBRIANNA JANUARYJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE

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