A FEW WORDS ABOUT FACTCHECKING . . . .
As technology has allowed for news to be remixed and the truth to be muddled, professional journalists have responded by creating fact checking processes and organizations. Take a look at the Duke Reporter's Lab, a wonderful resource to insure that citizens, journalists and news publishers have access to truthful information.
Factchecking organizations have been created around the globe, and Duke maintains a database of active factchecking organizations
Fact checking follows a code of principles, which help to insure the accuracy, timeliness, and overall truth of information.