The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) publishes analyses of the fact-checking field’s latest developments to identify and forecast industry trends, surface common positions of fact-checkers worldwide and monitor global policy-making about fact-checking. The IFCN’s weekly newsletter, Factually, helps fact-checkers, educators, journalists and citizens find the truth with features on the latest resources, stories and training opportunities to navigate misinformation. Subscribe to get Factually in your inbox every Thursday. The IFCN’s recent articles are below.


At a panel during the GlobalFact 11 summit, Paata Gaprindashvili, director of Georgia’s Reforms Associates, which operates FactCheck Georgia, demonstrates gear used for protests. Loreben Tuquero/Poynter.

‘We continue this fight:’ Georgian fact-checkers won’t back down after passage of foreign agents law

Steven Levitsky speaks about populism and democracy at GlobalFact 11. Credit: Vanja Čerimagić

Populism is a major threat to democracy, political scientist Steven Levitsky warns

The Misinformation Combat Alliance accepts the most innovative collaboration award at the GlobalFact 11 awards ceremony on Friday. Credit: Loreben Tuquero/Poynter

Fact-checkers from Turkey, India and Georgia win GlobalFact 11 awards

Representatives from TikTok appear on a panel at GlobalFact 11 to discuss the platform's relationship with fact-checkers. Credit: Vanja Čerimagić

‘Frenemies’: The complicated relationship between fact-checkers and tech giants like Meta and TikTok

From left, European Fact-Checking Standards Network chair Carlos Hernández-Echevarría,  Lupa CEO Natália Leal,  Deutsche Presse-Agentur head of verification Stefan Voss, and Newschecker founder Rajneil Kamath speak on a panel about YouTube and fact-checking during the second day of GlobalFact 11, the International Fact-Checking Network's conference in Sarajevo, on June 27, 2024. (Photo: Vanja Čerimagić)

Two years after an open letter to YouTube, fact-checkers remain dissatisfied with the platform’s inaction

Hundreds of fact-checkers from across the globe attend the opening day of GlobalFact 11, the International Fact-Checking Network's conference in Sarajevo. (Photo: Vanja Čerimagić)

10 fact-checking projects in 8 countries named finalists for IFCN’s GlobalFact impact award