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Asia Forum 2022: 3 Lessons from the War in Ukraine

◤Why focus on the War in Ukraine?  聚焦烏俄戰爭◢ Although the Russo-Ukrainian War is in Europe, we really feel the same way. The aggressor country did not only bombard the civilian shelters with fierce and relentless attack, but also spread malicious disinformation to justify the invasion and mislead...

Fighting misinformation among Filipino communities in Neili, Taoyuan

Isaiah Christian Antonio Editor’s note: There are more than 159,000 Filipino immigrants and migrant workers in Taiwan. To address the misinformation threat the Philippine diaspora communities are facing as diaspora, Taiwan FactCheck Center partners with Vera Files, the IFCN-certified Philippine...

Taiwan FactCheck Center debunks ‘Chonker of Donetsk’

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February, fact-checking organizations around the globe have cracked down on thousands of fake news and hoaxes. Most of them are being distributed across borders in different languages. However, Taiwan FactCheck Center has found one of...

False information attack a major concern among Taiwanese people

Taijing Wu Over 90 percent of Taiwanese people who responded to a survey in January 2022, said they are aware of the harm of false information proliferation, and that it seriously harms the Taiwanese society. As one of the means to identify false information, the survey, published by Taiwan...

“Taiwan Media Literacy Education Initiatives” launched with Google’s US$1 million funding

The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) announced the launching of the “Taiwan Media Literacy Education Initiatives” project in November 2021. The project is generously supported by Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, which made a US$1 million donation in September to the TFC for the latter to work...

Disinformation campaign attacks media credibility

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February, fact-checking organizations around the globe have cracked down on thousands of fake news and hoaxes spreading online as part of their joint efforts to contribute to the battle against disinformation campaigns.  Among these...

Empowering overseas Filipino workers in Taiwan to combat misinformation

Isaiah Christian Antonio Editor’s note: There are more than 159,000 Filipino immigrants and migrant workers in Taiwan. To address the misinformation threat the Philippine diaspora communities are facing as diaspora, Taiwan FactCheck Center partners with Vera Files, the IFCN-certified Philippine...

TFC's Editor in Chief shared Taiwan fact-checking experience in CMF's Fact-Check Week Event

Hui-An Ho Summer Chen, the Editor in Chief at Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) was invited to speak at the global fact-check network webinar session on April 7 during the Fact-Check Week Event hosted by the Community Media Foundation (CMF).  In the session, Summer Chen, along with Lim Dong-jun, the...

#FactCheckingIsEssential: The power of Taiwan civil society in the fight against falsehood

Happy International Fact-Checking Day! The theme for International Fact-Checking Day 2022 was #FactCheckingIsEssential. As falsehood, hoaxes, and propaganda spread wildly and rapidly in the digital era, fact-checking is essential for everyone.

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