2nd Oct 2018

Tackling misinformation in an open society

Our new report ‘Tackling misinformation in an open society’ sets out our thinking on how we might be able to deal with misinformation in a proportionate way. Read more

11th Sep 2018

How to spot misleading crime reporting

It can be difficult to work out whether crime stories have real substance to them, but there are some steps you can follow to help. Read more

23rd Aug 2018

RPI explained: how the government’s choice of inflation measure can make you better or worse off

The government doesn’t use the same measure of inflation for everything. A few key areas that affect consumer spending, such as rail fare rises and student loan repayments, are set ... Read more

9th Aug 2018

How to spot misleading videos online

Here’s how to tell whether a video you’ve seen online is real. Read more

3rd Aug 2018

How to spot misleading poll figures

Polls often dominate political conversation but it can sometimes be difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff. Here are a few steps you can follow to help you judge ... Read more

28th Jul 2018

Leaked 'fake news' inquiry report - our response and how you can help

Leaked 'fake news' inquiry report - our response and how you can help Read more

27th Jul 2018

What can Love Island tell us about survey design?

ITV2's hit show Love Island might not be where you expect to find lessons about survey design - but Monday's lie detector test showed us the pitfalls of double-barrelled questioning. Read more

18th Jul 2018

How to spot misleading images online

We look at a number of doctored or misleading images shared online, and explain how to spot them. Read more

17th Jul 2018

Does factchecking have a women problem?

Knowing more about audience demographics is crucial for factcheckers’ work to have an impact. Amy Sippitt explores the world of factchecking's persistent problem with under-reaching women. Read more