Fact-Checkers Around the World Agree on Shared Code of Principles

Thirty-five organizations from 27 countries have signed a new code of principles that emphasizes the importance of transparency and a non-partisan approach.

Signatories include Africa Check, Chequeado, El Objetivo on La Sexta, Factcheck.org, Full Fact, PolitiFact, Snopes and the Washington Post’s Fact Checker.

Around the world, the unholy trinity of partisan news outlets, social media echo chambers and fact-challenged candidates has posed significant challenges to fact-checkers.

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