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Taking fact-checking as a straightforward signal for accuracy proves difficult because determining accuracy itself is challenging
The first of two blog posts. Many news consumers are unclear about the practice of fact-checking, which is commonly used as a proxy for accuracy in journalism. Over the course of two blog posts, I’ll dig deeper into what fact-checking actually is, in practice, and what it aspires to be. The second blog post will […]
What challenges are there when attempting to incorporate fact-checking into news ranking systems that consider news quality?