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June 27, 2018


Comprova brings together journalists from 24 different Brazilian media companies to identify and explain rumors, fabricated content and manipulation tactics that might influence the 2018 presidential election campaign.

Polling station for the 2012 London mayoral elections.

June 08, 2017

UK Election Watch

UK Election Watch was a collaboration between First Draft and the fact-checking agency Full Fact and brought together verification and fact-checking specialists to clarify and debunk news surrounding the June 8th snap election in the UK.


April 12, 2017

Field Guide to "Fake News"

The guide looks at how digital methods, data, tools, techniques and research approaches can be utilised in the service of increasing public understanding of the politics, production, circulation and responses to fake news online.


February 27, 2017


CrossCheck was a collaborative verification project that brought together 37 newsroom and technology partners to fact-check false, misleading and confusing claims circulating online in the ten weeks leading up to the French Presidential election of May 2017.


First Draft is a project of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center.