Monthly Archive: June 2019

IFCN News: Maldito Bulo moves to lapsed verification list, FactCheck.org doesn’t (Updated)

Today, by 12:30 a.m. EDT, the International Fact-Checking Network had moved Maldito Bulo, a fact-checking organization from Spain, from its “Verified Signatories” list to the “Expired Verified Signatories” list. Maldito Bulo’s certification date was June 7, 2018. FactCheck.org (United States) shared the same certification date but it remained on the “Verified Signatory” list. IFCN Director Baybars Örsek has said organizations…
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IFCN News: Fact checker from India violates IFCN Code of Principles?

The International Fact-Checking Network today announced via Twitter that it received a report that one of its verified signatories from India had violated the IFCN Code of Principles. We have been informed of a potential violation of the IFCN code of principles by one of our verified signatories in India. Further evaluation will be followed by communication with the related…
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IFCN News: Five fact-checking organizations coming due for reverification in June

June Anniversaries Five of 65 verified signatories to the International Fact-Checking Network’s statement of principles will come due for re-verification in June 2019. FactCheck.org (US) June 7, 2018 Libération – CheckNews (France) June 11, 2018 Maldito Bulo (Spain) June 7, 2018 Pesa Check (Kenya) June 12, 2018 Science Feedback (France) June 7, 2018 IFCN Director Baybars Örsek has said that…
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