Understanding automated fact-checking
Dr Lucas Graves, senior research fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, explores the promise and limits of automated fact-checking.
By Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Based on a review of recent research and interviews with both fact-checkers and computer scientists working in this area.
Read this factsheet to understand how the outcomes of this research could improve your newsgathering.
- Understand the current efforts to automatically police false claims and misleading content online
- Explore how automated fact-checking (AFC) platforms in development can help you track false claims across the media landscape and to respond as quickly as possible.