Is the future of fact-checking automated?


Ten years ago, the concept of real-time fact-checking may have been a pipe dream. The process takes time and effort, from identifying claims from hours of broadcasts, cross-referencing them with available data and interviewing experts to establish facts.

But very soon, live fact checks may flash in chyrons under the faces of politicians and pundits debating on TV, all carried out with minimal human input.

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