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 more

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 more