Publication Date: January 2020

This is a guidebook with tips, tools, and good practices that were developed during the workshop “Fact Check vs. Fake News”, that took place in Belgrade on September 19-22, 2019 within the Bosch Alumni Network . At the workshop OBC Transeuropa ’s Niccolò Caranti gave an introduction about disinformation.

After a brief history of misinformation, the booklet presents some advice and good tips on how to become proficient in fact-checking one’s own information before publishing an article.

Then it gives some suggestions on how to debunk fake news. While the best one is to stay critical, the guidebook suggests some further steps when this is not enough, such as checking the source of the news and who is behind the website. Tools can be used to verify images, videos, text, geolocation, and time.

The guidebook includes a long list of useful tools and sites.

Tags: Fake news and disinformation Fact-checking

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