Once limited to supermarket tabloids and fringe publishers, fake news has gone mainstream. Unfounded stories now routinely mislead the public and influence elections. Newsrooms, social media giants and foundations are fighting back with a slew of initiatives. Here’s the best list we’ve seen of measures to combat fake news, from fact-checking collaborations to fake news guides, by Dig Deeper Media founder Fergus Bell.
Here’s a list of initiatives that hope to fix trust in journalism and tackle “fake news”. This is an extensive list of projects, initiatives and tools created to fix trust in journalism and false/fake news and misinformation. This also includes efforts and initiatives around verification. Where possible there is information about where the funding has come from for each initiative.