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
Using artificial intelligence (AI) to scale up fact-checking is happening in Taiwan. The AI tool, Rumor Catcher, which has just been launched this summer, enables Taiwanese Fact-checkers to identify the most viral and harmful claims circulating on social media platforms and stop the spread...
By: Summer Chen and Huian Ho The article was originally published by International Fact-Checking Network on May 27, 2020
By: Summer Chen and Huian Ho The article was originally published by International Fact-Checking Network on March 3, 2020 While struggling to fight the new coronavirus, Taiwan is also witnessing a serious digital attack driven by malicious disinformers.
Hui-An Ho Artificial intelligence (AI) has played a crucial role in the battle with Covid-19 misinformation in Taiwan. The Rumor Catcher, a collaboration between the Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) and the Taiwan Institute for Information Industry (III), has enabled fact-checkers to detect and take...
Publish Date: 2021-06-21