Monitoring the accuracy, fairness and balance of the world's news media
“The Guardian’s writers and editors failed to get their heads around a complex exposé on which our partners in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists had been working for months.”
— Chris Elliott, Readers’ Editor, The Guardian
Two new studies from the American Press Institute’s Fact-Checking Project are cause for optimism that fact checking in journalism can lead to a better-informed public.
Just a handful of ombudsmen, or public editors, are working in the United States.