Interactive tools

Here is the list of interactive tools that will help you to tackle fake news!

In English

BBC iReporter Game – aimed at youngsters aged 11 to 18 – gives you the chance to take on the role of a journalist in the BBC newsroom

Botometer – A game to check bots on Tweeter account

Hoaxy – A game to spot online disinformation developed by the Indiana University Observatory on Social Media

Captain Fact is a collaborative fact-checking plateform for YouTube videos. As for Wikipedia, a volunteer community sources, confirms, denies or contextualizes the information provided in the videos. For the viewers, a web browser plug-in directly injects the results in YouTube.

Our ultimate goal is to provide perspectives across the spectrum to free us from our filter bubbles that misinform and divide us. Rating media bias is not the ultimate objective, it is a means to an end.

The game presents news articles taken from real online newspapers and asks from players to choose whether its content is fake or not. After the player gives his input, game will show whether the player’s choice was correct or not. Additionally it will inform the player of ways to assess in future the validity of similar articles.

When misinformation obscures the truth and readers don’t know what to trust, Snopes.com’s fact checking and original, investigative reporting lights the way to evidence-based and contextualized analysis. We always document our sources so readers are empowered to do independent research and make up their own minds.

The goal of the Hoax-Slayer Website is to help make the Internet a safer, more pleasant and more productive environment by:Debunking email and Internet hoaxes; Thwarting Internet scammers; Educating web users about email and Internet security issues; Combating spam

Africa Check is a non-profit organisation set up in 2012 to promote accuracy in public debate and the media in Africa. The goal of our work is to raise the quality of information available to society across the continent.

If you have a web page that reviews a claim made by others, you can include a ClaimReview structured data element on your web page. This element enables Google Search results to show a summarized version of your fact check when your page appears in search results for that claim.

Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. The reason we publish is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy.

TruthOrFiction.com is a non-partisan website where Internet users can quickly and easily get information about eRumors, fake news, disinformation, warnings, offers, requests for help, myths, hoaxes, virus warnings, and humorous or inspirational stories that are circulated by email.

Our award-winning project aims to turn schoolchildren in Europe aged 10-15 into powerful lie detectors and critical thinkers in a world increasingly populated by propaganda and distorted facts online, empowering them to understand news media, make informed choices and resist peer pressure as they assemble their worldview.

It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens. We bring together Poynter faculty and industry experts to explore the intersection of journalism, technology and the public interest. Poynter specializes in: Ethics and fact-checking; Reporting and storytelling; Developing journalism’s leaders; Advancing newsroom diversity; Strengthening local news companies.

In French

Captain Fact is a collaborative fact-checking plateform for YouTube videos. As for Wikipedia, a volunteer community sources, confirms, denies or contextualizes the information provided in the videos. For the viewers, a web browser plug-in directly injects the results in YouTube.

Committed to fighting fake news, Datagora offers a compilation of source data on a user-friendly platform. It is a unique hub where public institutions and research centers publish statistics, reports’ data and graphs in an easy- to-understand 280-character format. Features include a news thread, a research engine, a glossary and cross-posting to social networks.

A print and online debate newspaper that helps people to build their own opinion on a specific topic, by presenting arguments “for” and “against”.

Accropolis comments livestream parliamentary broadcasts to decrypt the news, provide additional information to contextualize those news, and answer citizens’ questions during the live.

 Voxe develops a Chatbot that sends news summaries and explanations once a week. It also answers all questions about the news that the users are sending.

Mediacités is a local online investigation journal which includes citizens in the production of information and organizes the debating of the investigation results with local actors.

In Greek

Α website that examines suspicious news and through research proves with evidence of whether it is fake news or not.

News analysis for media and businesses.

A browser extension which informs the user, while browsing, about the reliability of the websites he/she visits.

In Finnish

Faktabaari is a Finnish factchecking service bringing accuracy to the public election debates. Faktabaari is a non-partisan journalistic service using social media for collecting and distributing factual information with crowds.Faktabaari comes from the Finnish words for fact (fakta) and bar (baari).

In Serbian

Istinomer (Eng. Truth-o-Meter) was launched in 2009 as the fact-checking platform that enables citizens to assess performance and raise demand for accountability in the work of politicians and public institutions.

In Slovenian

How to recognize fake news, Časoris – Slovenia’s newspaper for kids.

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