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Correctiv- German Fake News Tracking form
Centre for Countering Digital Hate
Centre for Countering Digital Hate- CCDH are asking people to send in examples of fakenews around the Coronavirus. If you see examples of COVID-19 misinformation & fake cures, esp on Facebook/ WhatsApp, please send URLs/ screenshots to
✉️ [email protected]
Trusted Sources and Resources
Information that people can trust.
For reporters and journalists
Coronavirus: Resources for reporters
First Draft database of 800+ fact-checked articles
Tips and Tools for reporting on COVID-19
"To help reporters find clear, accurate information about the pandemic — and report on it responsibly — KSJ has compiled the following collection of resources and tools."
Tips and advice for reporters reporting on Coronavirus
European Journalism Observatory
Collection of resources for journalists
Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis
SOMA is comprised of fact-checkers, journalists, researchers, media organizations and policymakers and provides access to tools that facilitate collaborative verification.
Advice and context for reporting on non-peer-reviewed research accurately
"Six key things reporters need to know about preprints, based on interviews with two people with vast experience in biomedical research"
Tools & guides to conducting online investigations
Includes Bellingcat's Online Investigation Toolkit as well as case study examples.
Reporting Tips and How to Find Experts
The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT seeks to nurture and enhance the ability of journalists from around the world to accurately illuminate the complex intersection of science, technology and human culture.
Aggregated list of available resources
40+ fact checking resources'(Open) Data, Facts, Metrics sources & views by ageor - Google Sheets'
For the general public
A collection by Poynter of 3,000+ fact-checked COVID-19 items from multiple providers:
Led by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute, the #CoronaVirusFacts / #DatosCoronaVirus Alliance unites more than 100 fact-checkers around the world in publishing, sharing and translating facts surrounding the new Coronavirus.
🇩🇪🔗https://www.convaise.com/ (in German)
Convaise (Germany)- With governments keen to tackle misinformation, German GovStart 2019 company Convaise offers a chatbot solution allowing citizens to communicate with public institutions.
This startup is currently schooling its chatbot on a corpus of COVID-19 Q&A exchanges.
Top-rated COVID-19 Reporters
The majority of the highly-rated authors that make this content are experts in health and science and have demonstrated histories of covering such topics... These are the people from whom you should get your COVID-19 updates.
Index of live statistics
Smartable.AI Statistics & News- Compilation of stats and data.
WHO Myth-busters- Shareable images debunking some myths about Coronavirus.
Federation of American Scientists
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Federation of American Scientists- Several common misconceptions about coronavirus.
FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control
US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Rumor Control- Myth busting.
List of trustworthy sources
Crowd-sourced list of trustworthy information on Covid-19 for the public, for every country in the world (ministries of health, research groups etc).
Info on COVID-19 for the corporate world
Corporate release from Mercer
🌏🔗 Mercer Covid-19 global market impact survey (corporate content)
Information on Coronavirus for the corporate world
Tools for finding experts; lists of experts on social media
Verified experts on Twitter
A list of scientists and organisations with expertise who are themselves highly followed by experts on Twitter.
Listed of trusted Twitter accounts from Eoghan Sweeney
Associated tweet at
Eoghan Sweeney’s list of trusted Twitter accounts
Designed to boost industry-researcher collaboration, Expert Connect provides access to business savvy research expertise.
Julie McMurry, MPH's Twitter follows
Samuel M. Jenness, Ph.D's Twitter
Dr. Jenness is a professor of infectious disease Epidemiology, mathematical modeling, and network science at Emory University
Human Rights Data Analysis Group Twitter
Data analysis, scientific research, and innovation in scientific methods in the field of human rights.Has released papers on COVID-19 mortality estimates
Research breakdown on COVID-19
A list of papers on the impact of Coronavirus, arranged into categories and subcategories.
Google scholar search for 'Coronavirus'.
Papers pulled out by the FoldingHome project.
Snopes- Fact-checking site
Politifact - Fact-checking site
FactCheck.org- Fact-checking site
Full Fact - fact-checking site
Fact Check NI
Fact Check NI - Northern Ireland's fact-checking site
Truth or Fiction
TruthOrFiction- Fact checking
AFP Fact-Check- More than 100 fact-checks on the coronavirus from around the globe.
Coronavirus Ecuador Fact checker - checks of fake news in Ecuador (in Spanish)
Taiwan Factcheck Center
🔗(Traditional Chinese) https://tfc-taiwan.org.tw/
Fact-checking of COVID-19 and other misinformation circulating in Taiwan and Asia