International Fact-Checking Network

The International Fact-Checking Network is a project of the Poynter Institute that collaborates with “fact-checking” organizations worldwide.



In January 2020, IFCN launched the #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance in order to counter “rampant misinformation” it had identified.1) Facebook and WhatsApp provided $2,000,000 in funding for “flash grants of up to $50,000 for fact-checkers fighting coronavirus misinformation.”



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CoronaVirusFacts Alliance. Poynter. Retrieved September 30, 2021, from
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