International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has listed Re:Baltica’s fact-checking and social media research hub Re:Check among it’s verified signatories. The decision has been made by the IFCN board consisting of seven fact-checking experts from different regions of the world. By doing that IFCN has recognized Re:Check’s full compliance with IFCN’s Code of Principles that promotes a commitment to nonpartisanship and other professional standards.
IFCN was launched by the Poynter Institute in 2015 to bring together and support fact-checkers around the world. Poynter Institute is a non-profit journalism school and research organization based in the USA. IFCN gathers 72 verified fact-checking platforms at the moment.
IFCN verified signatories get the possibility to apply for IFCN education programmes and grants. IFCN verification is one of the necessary conditions to be recognized as a fact-checker by Facebook.
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