What is a Fair Fact Checker?

Let’s face it. Some sources lean to the right. Others lean to the left. That’s why we need the CounterChecker app. Efforts to be non-partisan are noble, but our biases always seem to come out of the closet before long. Are professional fact-checkers exceptions? Currently, the most prominent American fact checking organization is Politifact. Owned … Read more

Checkers2Check

The CounterChecker will target content found on the following web sites. Initial priority will be American¬† partisan political issues. We will engage with the following sources in the first iteration of the app as we begin operations. AFP – Based in France but covers American and global politics in English. Includes four journalists based in … Read more

Algorithms

Truth is not a function of popularity. Fact checking is a matter of looking closely – scrutinizing. Scrutinizing is something most people have little time for. We are in a rush. We will have our truth while others have their truth. We must move along.¬† We like to have our conclusions ready-made. It is convenient … Read more

Core Teams

The core CounterChecker app team is being formed. That means interviews and conversations are taking place, team will be determined soon and business plan and budget will follow accordingly. Third party developers, hold your horses.¬† You are ahead of yourselves. We will have a Chief Technology Officer and that person will choose the best path … Read more