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Real-time fact-checking draws in 6 million Americans

Real-time fact-checking draws in 6 million Americans

The US National Public Radio (NPR) fact-checking initiative during the Trump-Clinton debate: 20 journalists checking and commenting on the speeches in real-time, 6 million people reading the transcript of the commentated debate, 7.4 million page views meaning the most traffic generated on its site ever.

Success is on the cards when the press teams up with the paranoid society to reinforce its checking and deciphering abilities.

Poynter. September 27, 2016 – Read the article

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