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Title Title
NewsGuard to fight fake news by "traffic light" labeling the trustworthiness of news sites  NewsGuard fights fake news with "traffic light"
Summary Summary
News (to be published?), and WORKPLACE for collaboratively developing it to a story. - Rating agency flaggs search engine results. News (to be published?), and WORKPLACE for collaboratively developing it to a story. - Rating agency flaggs search engine results.
Highlights Highlights
Content Content
Since the end of January, Microsoft's mobile Edge flags links to American news sites by a "traffic light" rating label of trustworthiness. The label appears as part of search engine results page or a social media feed, unless the user deactivates this function. Plug-ins for other browsers are available.  Since the end of January Microsoft's mobile browser, "Edge," has been rating U.S.-based news websites' "trustworthiness" with a red or green "traffic light" which appears next to news links in search results and social media feeds. Plug-ins for other browsers are available, and users can opt out of the feature in Edge.
The provider, the American startup <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NewsGuard Technologies</a>, endeavours to achieve a wide distribution within the educational sector at the national and international level. Thus he <a href="http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">aimes at</a> public library systems as well as middle schools, high schools, universities, and educational organizations. Currently operating in the United States, an expansion to Europe has been brought forward. In an interview by <a href="https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Gizmodo</a>, NewsGuard said "We're in discussions with all of the major tech and platform companies about ways to integrate NewsGuard into their search results, social media news feeds, and browsers." Whether it will be default shall be up to the individual partner.  The developer, American startup <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NewsGuard Technologies</a>, is targeting the education sector in the U.S. and abroad and has <a href="http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">partnered with</a> public library systems, middle and secondary schools, universities, and other educational organizations. In an interview by <a href="https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Gizmodo</a>, NewsGuard said "We're in discussions with all of the major tech and platform companies about ways to integrate NewsGuard into their search results, social media news feeds, and browsers." These partners will decide whether to make the technology a default feature in their platforms.
In Europe, co-CEO <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Brill_(journalist)" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Steven Brill</a> gave a <a href="http://videos.freecaster.com/fc/freecaster/ElcOMGcbxq_720p.mp4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">presentation</a> at the EU conference "<a href="https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/countering-online-disinformation-towards-more-transparent-credible-and-diverse-digital-media" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Countering online disinformation</a>", according to which NewsGuard meanwhile is also talking to library systems in Europe. By the end of April, the ratings shall also be available for the UK, Italy, France and Germany.  Co-CEO <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Brill_(journalist)" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Steven Brill</a> is also targeting European libraries and recently gave a <a href="http://videos.freecaster.com/fc/freecaster/ElcOMGcbxq_720p.mp4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">presentation</a> at the EU conference "<a href="https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/countering-online-disinformation-towards-more-transparent-credible-and-diverse-digital-media" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Countering online disinformation</a>". By the end of April the ratings should also be available in the UK, Italy, France, and Germany.
According to its' homepage, the overall purpose of NewsGuard is to "<a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">fight false news,</a> misinformation, and disinformation". One might spontaniously associate fact checking as the means for reaching this goal. NewsGuard however is not concerned about the single news article but it evaluates the trustworthiness of the news site as a whole. Thus, the label does not provide a statement about the news article which it is actually marking.  
  According to its <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/">homepage</a> the overall purpose of NewsGuard is to "fight false news, misinformation, and disinformation", but NewsGuard is not concerned with fact-checking.
  It is also not algorithm-based and claims that its team of journalists manually evaluate the overall "trustworthiness" of each site, and is focused on the specific content of any one article.
<a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/how-it-works/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NewsGuard points out</a> that it is working with a "team of trained journalists and experienced editors", "rating and reviewing thousands of news and information websites based on nine journalistic <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">criteria</a>".  NewsGuard <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/how-it-works/">claims</a> its "team of trained journalists and experienced editors" manually evaluates the overall trustworthiness of a site "based on nine journalistic <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">criteria</a>".
As <a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Reuters</a> reports, NewsGuard speaks of about 2.200 of the 7.500 planned news sites which have been evaluated by 35 employed journalists. Additionally, NewsGuard offers teaching material within the Microsoft sponsored "News Literacy Partnership Program" and participates in <a href="https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">webinars as in Pennsylvania</a>.  <a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Reuters</a> reports that 35 NewsGuard journalists have evaluated 2.200 of 7.500 targeted news sites. The company also offers teaching material in partnership with Microsoft's "News Literacy Partnership Program", and they participate in <a href="https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">webinars</a>.
The media response is varying. Whereas the mainstream is reporting neutrally or positively, alternative media are strongly critical. The headline of NewsGuard launching "War on Alternative Media" is circulating. Whitney Webb, <a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">MintPress News</a>, takes a look at the <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/our-advisory-board/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Advisory Board</a> and claims by "linking up with former CIA and NSA directors, Silicon Valley Giants, and massive PR firms working for some of the most controversial governments and corporations in the world, NewsGuard has betrayed the fact that it is not actually seeking to 'restore trust and accountability' in journalism".  
  The media response is mixed. Most mainstream media outlets have responded neutrally or positively, by alternative media are strongly critical. One headline, published by <a href="https://www.google.com/search?q=NewsGuard+launching+%22War+on+Alternative+Media%22&amp;oq=NewsGuard+launching+%22War+on+Alternative+Media%22&amp;aqs=chrome..69i57.190j0j7&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8">several alternative news</a> sites, protested,"NewsGuard launching "War on Alternative Media". Whitney Webb of <a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">MintPress News</a> found NewGuard's <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/our-advisory-board/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Advisory Board</a> to indicate a conflict of interest in the mission of the platform, that "CIA and NSA directors, Silicon Valley Giants, and massive PR firms working for some of the most controversial governments and corporations in the world. . . [betray] the fact that it is not actually seeking to 'restore trust and accountability' in journalism".
<h2 class="p1">Report (to be drafted)</h2> <h2 class="p1">Report (to be drafted)</h2>
<p class="p1">[contribute-c2a text="Up to now this 'only' a news. Contribute to expand it to a story" buttons="edit"]</p> <p class="p1">[contribute-c2a text="Up to now this 'only' a news. Contribute to expand it to a story" buttons="edit"]</p>
Some possible issues - add yours: Some possible issues - add yours:
<p style="padding-left: 30px">Who initiated NG, what was the impetus?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">Who initiated NG, what was the impetus?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">How is NG being financed?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">How is NG being financed?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">Which European Library Systems have been contacted?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">Which European Library Systems have been contacted?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">Which are the rating criteria? Are there comparable criteria catalogues by other institutions?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">Which are the rating criteria? Are there comparable criteria catalogues by other institutions?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">Do the criteria, do the site descriptions meet crucial issues in respect of fake news?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">Do the criteria, do the site descriptions meet crucial issues in respect of fake news?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">Is NG biased? What about rating pluralism within search result pages?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">Is NG biased? What about rating pluralism within search result pages?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">How can false news be prevented by this means? What does NewsGuard itself say to this issue?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">How can false news be prevented by this means? What does NewsGuard itself say to this issue?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">What are the libraries saying? Which libraries participate, which refuse to?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">What are the libraries saying? Which libraries participate, which refuse to?</p>
<p style="padding-left: 30px">What are the schools saying? Which schools participate, which refuse to?</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px">What are the schools saying? Which schools participate, which refuse to?</p>
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<h2><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline">WORKPLACE for developing the story:</span></strong></h2> <h2><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline">WORKPLACE for developing the story:</span></strong></h2>
<h2><strong>Sources for further writing or reading <h2><strong>Sources for further writing or reading
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<h3>Original sources</h3> <h3>Original sources</h3>
Microsoft announcing a new partnership with NewsGuard Technologies Microsoft announcing a new partnership with NewsGuard Technologies
<a href="https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2018/08/23/defending-against-disinformation-in-partnership-with-newsguard/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://blogs.microsoft.com/.../defending-against-disinformation-in-partnership-with-newsguard/</a> <a href="https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2018/08/23/defending-against-disinformation-in-partnership-with-newsguard/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://blogs.microsoft.com/.../defending-against-disinformation-in-partnership-with-newsguard/</a>
NewsGuard’s Online Source Rating Tool: User Experience. A Gallup study supported by the Knight Foundation and NewsGuard NewsGuard’s Online Source Rating Tool: User Experience. A Gallup study supported by the Knight Foundation and NewsGuard
<a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Gallup-NewsGuards-Online-Source-Rating-Tool-User-Experience-1.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/.../Gallup-NewsGuards-Online-Source-Rating-Tool-User-Experience-1.pdf</a> <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Gallup-NewsGuards-Online-Source-Rating-Tool-User-Experience-1.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/.../Gallup-NewsGuards-Online-Source-Rating-Tool-User-Experience-1.pdf</a>
<h3><strong> <h3><strong>
National Media Sources</strong></h3> National Media Sources</strong></h3>
<p class="p1">Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users <p class="p1">Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users
<a href="https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/23/dont-trust-daily-mail-website-microsoft-browser-warns-users" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/23/dont-trust-daily-mail-website-microsoft-browser-warns-users</a></p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/23/dont-trust-daily-mail-website-microsoft-browser-warns-users" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/23/dont-trust-daily-mail-website-microsoft-browser-warns-users</a></p>
Jason Kucsma, Toledo Public Library Jason Kucsma, Toledo Public Library
<a href="https://medium.com/@J450NK/at-the-library-media-literacy-is-our-business-168f6007ce4c" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://medium.com/@J450NK/at-the-library-media-literacy-is-our-business-168f6007ce4c</a> <a href="https://medium.com/@J450NK/at-the-library-media-literacy-is-our-business-168f6007ce4c" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://medium.com/@J450NK/at-the-library-media-literacy-is-our-business-168f6007ce4c</a>
Eoin O'Carroll: Can old-fashioned journalism combat fake news? Eoin O'Carroll: Can old-fashioned journalism combat fake news?
<a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2019/0207/Can-old-fashioned-journalism-combat-fake-news" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2019/0207/Can-old-fashioned-journalism-combat-fake-news</a> <a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2019/0207/Can-old-fashioned-journalism-combat-fake-news" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2019/0207/Can-old-fashioned-journalism-combat-fake-news</a>
Lorenzo Arvanitis: Yale alums combat “fake news” with startup Lorenzo Arvanitis: Yale alums combat “fake news” with startup
<a href="https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/09/18/yale-alums-combat-fake-news-with-startup/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/09/18/yale-alums-combat-fake-news-with-startup/</a> <a href="https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/09/18/yale-alums-combat-fake-news-with-startup/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/09/18/yale-alums-combat-fake-news-with-startup/</a>
Chris Fox: Mail Online web browser warning reversed Chris Fox: Mail Online web browser warning reversed
<a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47088224" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47088224</a> <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47088224" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47088224</a>
Whitney Webb: Newsguard Turns to EU to Push Controversial Ratings System on Tech Companies, Smears MintPress as “Secretly Supported” by Russia Whitney Webb: Newsguard Turns to EU to Push Controversial Ratings System on Tech Companies, Smears MintPress as “Secretly Supported” by Russia
<a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguard-european-union/254453/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguard-european-union/254453/</a> <a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguard-european-union/254453/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguard-european-union/254453/</a>
NewsGuard Wants to Fight Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms NewsGuard Wants to Fight Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms
<a href="https://www.wired.com/story/newsguard-extension-fake-news-trust-score/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.wired.com/story/newsguard-extension-fake-news-trust-score/</a> <a href="https://www.wired.com/story/newsguard-extension-fake-news-trust-score/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.wired.com/story/newsguard-extension-fake-news-trust-score/</a>
<h3></h3> <h3></h3>
<h3><strong>International Media Sources</strong></h3> <h3><strong>International Media Sources</strong></h3>
<p class="p1">Businsess Insider India: Ratings of 29 favourate news sites: screenshots <p class="p1">Businsess Insider India: Ratings of 29 favourate news sites: screenshots
<a href="https://www.businessinsider.in/miscellaneous/microsofts-web-browser-now-warns-users-about-untrustworthy-news-heres-how-your-favorite-publications-stack-up/slidelist/67662623.cms" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.businessinsider.in/miscellaneous/microsofts-web-browser-now-warns-users-about-untrustworthy-news-heres-how-your-favorite-publications-stack-up/....cms</a></p> <a href="https://www.businessinsider.in/miscellaneous/microsofts-web-browser-now-warns-users-about-untrustworthy-news-heres-how-your-favorite-publications-stack-up/slidelist/67662623.cms" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.businessinsider.in/miscellaneous/microsofts-web-browser-now-warns-users-about-untrustworthy-news-heres-how-your-favorite-publications-stack-up/....cms</a></p>
<h3><strong> <h3><strong>
Other Sources</strong></h3> Other Sources</strong></h3>
<p class="p1">American Library Association (ALA): Labeling and rating systems. An interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights <p class="p1">American Library Association (ALA): Labeling and rating systems. An interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights
<a href="http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/labelingrating" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/labelingrating</a></p> <a href="http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/labelingrating" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/labelingrating</a></p>
Trevor Timm: Wall Street Journal Columnist Repeatedly Gets His Facts Wrong About NSA Surveillance. In: EFF. Concerns L. Gordon Crovitz, NewsGuard, Co-CEO Trevor Timm: Wall Street Journal Columnist Repeatedly Gets His Facts Wrong About NSA Surveillance. In: EFF. Concerns L. Gordon Crovitz, NewsGuard, Co-CEO
<a href="https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/11/wall-street-journal-columnist-gordon-crovitz-repeatedly-gets-his-facts-wrong-about" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.eff.org/.../wall-street-journal-columnist-gordon-crovitz-repeatedly-gets-his-facts-wrong-about</a> <a href="https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/11/wall-street-journal-columnist-gordon-crovitz-repeatedly-gets-his-facts-wrong-about" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.eff.org/.../wall-street-journal-columnist-gordon-crovitz-repeatedly-gets-his-facts-wrong-about</a>
Jennifer Dixey, <a href="http://jenniferdixey.brandyourself.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Librarian</a> Jennifer Dixey, <a href="http://jenniferdixey.brandyourself.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Librarian</a>
<a href="https://www.quora.com/Is-the-NewsGuard-Browser-Extension-being-automatically-deployed-to-all-public-libraries-schools-and-universities" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.quora.com/Is-the-NewsGuard-Browser-Extension-being-automatically-deployed-to-all-public-libraries-schools-and-universities</a> <a href="https://www.quora.com/Is-the-NewsGuard-Browser-Extension-being-automatically-deployed-to-all-public-libraries-schools-and-universities" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.quora.com/Is-the-NewsGuard-Browser-Extension-being-automatically-deployed-to-all-public-libraries-schools-and-universities</a>
Joshua Benton: NewsGuard considers Fox News a healthy part of your news diet Joshua Benton: NewsGuard considers Fox News a healthy part of your news diet
Some would agree! Others would disagree! - (Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard) Some would agree! Others would disagree! - (Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard)
<a href="http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/08/newsguard-considers-fox-news-a-healthy-part-of-your-news-diet/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/08/newsguard-considers-fox-news-a-healthy-part-of-your-news-diet/</a> <a href="http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/08/newsguard-considers-fox-news-a-healthy-part-of-your-news-diet/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/08/newsguard-considers-fox-news-a-healthy-part-of-your-news-diet/</a>
<h2><strong>Issues to be searched for <h2><strong>Issues to be searched for
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<ul> <ul>
<li>Is there a list of the NewsGuard rated news sites?</li>  <li>Is there a list of the NewsGuard rated news sites?</li>
<li>The the internal search engines of the websites of:  <li>The the internal search engines of the websites of:
White House, U.S. Congress, German government, Bundestag, EU, EU Parliament White House, U.S. Congress, German government, Bundestag, EU, EU Parliament
yielded no results for "newsguard" - seemingly it was no topic? (February 10, 2019)</li> yielded no results for "newsguard" - seemingly it was no topic? (February 10, 2019)</li>
<li>German Parliamentary Documentation, also: no results for "newsguard" (February 10, 2019)</li>  <li>German Parliamentary Documentation, also: no results for "newsguard" (February 10, 2019)</li>
</ul> </ul>
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Issues to be fact checked</strong></h2> Issues to be fact checked</strong></h2>
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<h2><strong>Also in WT</strong></h2> <h2><strong>Also in WT</strong></h2>
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Categories Categories
Article type Article type
Tags Tags
Education, EU, Fake news, Media literacy, News labeling, News Web sites, NewsGuard, Public libraries, Reliability, Unitd States Education, EU, Fake news, Media literacy, News labeling, News Web sites, NewsGuard, Public libraries, Reliability, Unitd States
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<p>NewsGuard: Homepage<br /> <p>NewsGuard: Homepage<br />
<a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/</a></p> <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/</a></p>
<p>NewsGuard rating criteria<br /> <p>NewsGuard rating criteria<br />
<a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanati</a><a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV</a><a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on-of-ratings/</a></p> <a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanati</a><a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV</a><a href="https://www.newsguardtech.com/ratings/criteria-for-and-explanation-of-ratings/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on-of-ratings/</a></p>
<p>Steven Brill, NewsGuard: Contribution to: “Report from fact-checking organisations: How can the fact-checking community help ensure a fair public debate?” – Conference “Countering online disinformation”, European Commission.<br /> <p>Steven Brill, NewsGuard: Contribution to: “Report from fact-checking organisations: How can the fact-checking community help ensure a fair public debate?” – Conference “Countering online disinformation”, European Commission.<br />
Start 4:13:12, reference: 4:20:50<br /> Start 4:13:12, reference: 4:20:50<br />
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<p>NewsGuard Information and Webinar. In: News for Pennsylvania libraries<br /> <p>NewsGuard Information and Webinar. In: News for Pennsylvania libraries<br />
<a href="https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/</a></p> <a href="https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://compendium.ocl-pa.org/newsguard-information-and-webinar/</a></p>
<p>Toledo Lucas County Public Library Joins NewsGuard in News Literacy Partnership<br /> <p>Toledo Lucas County Public Library Joins NewsGuard in News Literacy Partnership<br />
<a href="http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/</a></p> <a href="http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://tell.toledo.com/2019/01/30/toledo-lucas-county-public-library-joins-newsguard-in-news-literacy-partnership/</a></p>
<p>NewsGuard’s ‘real news’ seal of approval helps spark change in fake news era. Kenneth Li, Reuters<br /> <p>NewsGuard’s ‘real news’ seal of approval helps spark change in fake news era. Kenneth Li, Reuters<br />
<a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV</a></p> <a href="https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKCN1PQ5FV</a></p>
<p>Rhett Jones: Microsoft Thought It’d Be a Good Idea to Add a ‘Fake News’ Tracker in the Edge Browser<br /> <p>Rhett Jones: Microsoft Thought It’d Be a Good Idea to Add a ‘Fake News’ Tracker in the Edge Browser<br />
<a href="https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231</a></p> <a href="https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-thought-itd-be-a-good-idea-to-add-a-fake-news-1831984231</a></p>
<p>Whitney Webb: How a NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans to Wage War on Independent Media<br /> <p>Whitney Webb: How a NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans to Wage War on Independent Media<br />
<a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/</a></p> <a href="https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsguardneocon-backed-fact-checker-plans-to-wage-war-on-independent-media/253687/</a></p>
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