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Complaint sent to the International Fact-Checking Network about Lead Stories, Aug. 9, 2022

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Meta/Facebook fact-checking partner Lead Stories committed essentially the same fallacy of equivocation other fact-checkers committed with the issue of whether abortion is ever medically necessary. We sent a correction request to Lead Stories on July 23, 2022. Lead Stories made no apparent attempt to correct its error through Aug. 9, 2022. Lead Stories’ failure to fix a documented error duly…
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IFCN News: IFCN Re-verifies Lead Stories

The International Fact-Checking Network accepted the re-verification of the fact-checking organization Lead Stories on June 13, 2019. The annual assessment, by independent assessor Margot Susca, was dated May 17, 2019. Susca rated Lead Stories fully compliant with IFCN criteria, recommending the IFCN accept Lead Stories as compliant with the Code of Principles: I think Lead Stories has shown that it…
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