2019 Truth and Trust Online Conference

On behalf of the Fact Check Assistant team, Walid Al-Saqaf attended the 2019 Truth and Trust Online Conference in October 5, which was held in London. At the conference, he presented a poster about the the blockchain-based project “Origin-labeled journalism”. According to the organizers, the purpose of the conference was to organize a unique collaboration … Read more2019 Truth and Trust Online Conference

Faktaassistenten to be used to build a blockchain-based fact checking registry

Södertörn University and Lapidus Interactive’s project “Ursprungsmärkt journalistik” (Provenance Journalism) has recently won a grant by Vinnova under its Blockchain and Identity theme. The SEK 1.8 million grant will support the creation of a prototype for a blockchain-based registry of fact checks produced by journalists from around the world. The project, which will continue until … Read moreFaktaassistenten to be used to build a blockchain-based fact checking registry

FCA to be showcased at Global Fact 6

The Fact Check Assistant project (Faktaassistenten) will be presented at a workshop on Friday June 21 entitled “A blockchain-based solution for a global fact-check registry” at the upcoming Global Fact 6 event to be held in Cape Town, South Africa during 19-21 June 2019. Representing the project is the main developer and Södertörn University scholar … Read moreFCA to be showcased at Global Fact 6