The five-step fact-check (Africa Check)

The five-step fact-check from AfricaCheck

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Print our useful flow-chart and stick it up in a place where you can quickly refer to it when a deadline is pressing.

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Click here to download the PDF for printing.

A great fact checking guide for reporters but useful insight for readers as well.

What’s missing from a story you are reading right now?

AfricaCheck offers to fact check claims about Africa tweeted with: #AfricaCheckIt.

There’s a useful service to the news community!

A quick example, eNCA (South African news site) claimed Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe announced his retirement.

Africa Check responded with Mugabe’s original words plus translation.

I don’t read Mugabe as announcing his retirement but see for yourself.

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