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...
Publish Date: 2022-04-23
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...
Publish Date: 2022-04-13
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...
Publish Date: 2022-04-08
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.
Publish Date: 2022-04-07
A Thousand Cuts premiere: Veteran Taiwanese journalists urge to hold the line against disinformation
Taijing Wu “A Thousand Cuts”, the documentary on Nobel Peace Prize awardee Maria Ressa, received acclaim from Taiwan’s prominent journalistic figures as it premiered in Taipei City in December 2021.
Publish Date: 2022-03-16
Gino Lopez 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 fact-checker...
Publish Date: 2022-03-08
Taijing Wu Spreading false information has become a trend within Taiwan’s elderly people’s daily innocent doing when they use instant messengers and social media, a phenomenon that Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) is combatting. With the use of mobile phones becoming popular as ever, some Taiwanese...
Publish Date: 2022-03-08
R&D 100 Awards: Battling COVID-19 with Misinformation join-fighting mechanism enabled by AI forensics technology
By Institute for Information Industry (III)
Publish Date: 2021-11-16
TFC’s verification toolkit is the winner of 2021 Tseng ShuPa Journalism Award in the Media Literacy category
Hui-An Ho Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC)'s verification toolkit has won the Tseng ShuPa Journalism Award in the “Media Literacy” category. The toolkit, which contains the latest digital verification tools along with tutorial materials, aims at empowering the general public.
Publish Date: 2021-10-28