Only now has fact checking started with news. Or claims which make news. Quite likely that over the next few years, it will spread to other parts of life. Here, the important question to ask is: Will you pay for fact checking as a service?
Ashish K. Mishra
Money is the root of all problems. When it comes to journalism and fact checking, it exacerbates
BOOM Live is India’s first independent online resource to cross check urban legends, myths and rumours
As things stand today, it is impossible to keep track of what’s fake and what’s not
Going forward, the system of all content creation in the world, stuff you read and watch will need to be fact checked
Zero. That’s the number to keep in mind. Because zero is the number of people in the fact checking department across most mainstream newsrooms in India. Today.
It is a number that isn’t talked about much. It certainly should be.
“Let’s do this over a call,” said Sukumar.
When I wrote to him, I had a simple question. Whatever happened to fact checking in the country? It is like, this bit of journalistic process never existed.
Sukumar Ranganathan is the Editor of Mint, the business daily…
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