After finding a failed fact check at LogicallyAI, one of Meta’s “fact-checking partners,” Zebra Fact Check sent a correction request using the form provided under each LogicallyAI fact check. And after no apparent response within the promised 48 hours, we sent a second communication asking why LogicallyAI had neither responded nor fixed the flawed fact check.
Monthly Archive: August 2023
AI-assisted fact checker published an inexcusably inept fact check on fetal pain Do fetuses experience pain during an abortion? Zebra Fact Check occasionally spot checks “verified” signatories of the International Fact-Checking Network’s Code of Principles. Our evidence strongly suggests the IFCN so far cannot begin to deliver on its claims that it verifies compliance with its code. Also, our evidence…
Zebra Fact Check prefers transparency, but we pledged not to publish without explicit permission one email address that isn’t published to the public at the Poynter.com website.
As we have noted in past posts, Zebra Fact Check has moved to focus more on fact-checking accountability than on doing our own program of fact-checking. Of course this altered focus affords many opportunities to check facts. As it stands, there exists no entity dedicated to holding fact-checkers accountable. The International Fact-Checking Network advertises itself in that role, but that…
The title says it all, given that we’re posting a commentary article about this particular complaint.