Fact Checking

How Will Technology Defeat Post-Truth Politics?

Jay Patani | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech
Jay Patani

Democracy, fragile as it is, is held together not only through the body of laws that define democratic governance but also through the activities of a free press, which can hold power to account.

Checking Reality at the BBC

Anthony Reuben | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Anthony Reuben

It was only in February that I realised how enormously spoiled we are in finding statistics. It happened when I tried to check a statement made by Michael Gove, who claimed that the proportion of UK trade done with the EU is lower now than it was before the UK joined the EU.