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Google Partners with Fact-Checking Network to Combat Fake News

Google is beefing up its efforts to fight fake news by partnering with the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute. According to their website, the network is a nonpartisan organization committed to promoting excellence in fact-checking and building a community of fact-checkers around the world.

The partnership with the network will focus on three key areas:

The network has developed a code of principles [2] that now has 37 signatories including Snopes and Politifact which have agreed to abide by it when conducting their own fact-checking.