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Fact Checking, Verification & Fake News

News Integrity Initiative at CUNY J-School

The News Integrity Initiative at the CUNY J-School: is a $14 million fund supporting efforts to connect journalists, technologists, academic institutions, non-profits, and other organizations from around the world to foster informed and engaged communities, combat media manipulation, and support inclusive, constructive, and respectful civic discourse.

The fund is seeded with grants from a coalition of partners, which currently include Facebook, Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund, Ford Foundation, AppNexus, Knight Foundation, Tow Foundation, Betaworks, Mozilla, and Democracy Fund.

Facebook Journalism Project

The Facebook Journalism Project

To fight fake news, Facebook will be "collaborating with news organizations to develop products, learning from journalists about ways we can be a better partner, and working with publishers and educators on how we can equip people with the knowledge they need to be informed readers in the digital age."

BS Detector Chrome Extension

Fact Checking Trump's Tweets

Washington Post's RealDonaldContext Chrome extension, add's context or corrections to Trump's tweets.

Eli Pariser's Design Solutions for Fake News

Eli Pariser, the co-founder of Upworthy and author of The Filter Bubble has created a Google Doc to crowdsource Design Solutions for Fake News.