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Fact-checkers boosted budgets and broadened focus to tackle misinformation, report finds

Images created by Eliot Higgins with the use of artificial intelligence show a fictitious skirmish with Donald Trump and New York City police officers posted on Higgins' Twitter account, as photographed on an iPhone in Arlington, Va., Thursday, March 23, 2023. The highly detailed, sensational images, which are not real, were produced using a sophisticated and widely accessible image generator. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

How to spot deepfake videos like a fact-checker

Students protest gun violence in schools at the legislative plaza and state Capitol Monday, April 3, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. The protest was held one week after six people were killed by a shooter at The Covenant School, a private Presbyterian school, in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Kamala Harris said 1 in 5 Americans have lost a family member to gun violence. Poll data backs that claim

Workers scan ballots during the Fulton County presidential recount on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

Dominion-Fox lawsuit: Here’s a look back at false claims about the voting machine company

In this April 23, 2021, file photo, members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)

Why doesn’t the Supreme Court have a formal code of ethics?

Applications are open for the first phase of grants from the Global Fact Check Fund.

$12 million Global Fact Check Fund opens applications for first grants