Do young people have the critical literacy skills they need?
Do young people have the critical literacy skills they need?
Do young people have the critical literacy skills they need? by Alan MEBAN for FactCheckNI 15 June 2018 “Only 2% of children and young people in the UK have the critical literacy skills they need to tell if a news story is real or fake,...
Ensuring trustworthiness, quality and value in all our work
Ensuring trustworthiness, quality and value in all our work
Ensuring trustworthiness, quality and value in all our work by Allan LEONARD for FactCheckNI 12 April 2018 The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) hosted an information seminar at Belfast City Hall, for staff from...
Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days?
Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days?
The following article is republished with kind permission from Anne HAILES; it was originally published at Irish News. Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days? by Anne HAILES for Irish News 26 March...
The end of facts? Taking on fake news @ImagineBelfast
The end of facts? Taking on fake news @ImagineBelfast by Eilish BOSCHERT...
“The fightback begins in Northern Ireland!” says Byrnes
“The fightback begins in Northern Ireland!” says Byrnes
“The fightback begins in Northern Ireland!” says Byrnes The importance of journalism in an era of fake news #BMF2017 by Allan LEONARD for FactCheckNI 17 November 2017 As part of the Belfast Media Festival 2017, there was a moderated...
Is fake news a problem? World Forum for Democracy 2017
Is fake news a problem? World Forum for Democracy 2017 by Allan LEONARD for...
“Fact-checking keeps growing!” Report from #GlobalFact4
“Fact-checking keeps growing!” Report from #GlobalFact4
"Fact-checking keeps growing!" Report from #GlobalFact4 by Allan LEONARD @FactCheckNI 9 July 2017 The fourth global conference of fact-checking projects took place at the Google Campus in Madrid, 5-7th July 2017, with 188 delegates...
Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2)
Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2)
Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2) 13 March 2017 Martin ALIOTH interviewed Allan LEONARD (Northern Ireland Foundation), journalist Jenny HOLLAND, and Enda YOUNG (Transformative Connections), for SRF Swiss Radio 2 programme,...
PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI becomes verified signatory of international code of principles
PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI becomes verified signatory of international code of principles
PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI becomes verified signatory of international code of principles by Northern Ireland Foundation 17 April 2017 FactCheckNI joins an evermore important list of fact-checking organisations around the world that are...
Are we living in a post-truth democracy?
Are we living in a post-truth democracy?
‘Are We Living in a Post-Truth Democracy?’ A #DemocracyDay talk by Bill ADAIR at the Imagine Belfast Festival by Eilish BOSCHERT for Northern Ireland Foundation 24 March 2017 Hosted by FactCheck NI as part of Imagine Belfast Festival...
VIDEO: Civic activism in Northern Ireland @openDemocracy
https://youtu.be/zJYh9-p4M8I Paul Braithwaite (Building Change Trust) and...
OPINION: Promote critical thinking skills for better democracy @WFDemocracy Strasbourg 2016
OPINION: Promote critical thinking skills for better democracy @WFDemocracy Strasbourg 2016
OPINION: Promote critical thinking skills for better democracy: World Forum for Democracy: Strasbourg 2016 by Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation 7 November 2016 The 600 seats of the hemicycle of the Council of Europe soon filled...
FactCheckNI signs up to international fact-checking code
FactCheckNI signs up to international fact-checking code
FactCheckNI has signed up to an international code of fact checking. This code of principles, which FactCheckNI helped to draft, is published by the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. FactCheckNI...
A new website in Northern Ireland hopes fact-checking will be a tool for reconciliation
Following article published with kind permission by The Poynter...
Northern Ireland’s first fact-checking service launched: FactCheckNI
Northern Ireland’s first fact-checking service launched: FactCheckNI
Northern Ireland’s first fact-checking service launched: FactCheckNI by FactCheckNI 7 April 2016 FactCheckNI -- Northern Ireland’s first ever fact-checking service -- was officially launched today at the Skainos Centre in Belfast....