International Fact-Checking Network Receives $13.2M Grant From Google, YouTube

It will go toward a new Global Fact Check Fund

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Google and YouTube Tuesday revealed a $13.2 million grant to the International Fact-Checking Network at the nonprofit Poynter Institute, with the funds earmarked for a new Global Fact Check Fund to support the IFCN’s network of 135 fact-checking organizations from 65 countries covering over 80 languages.

YouTube director of news and civic partnerships Brandon Feldman and Google managing director of news ecosystem partnerships Olivia Ma explained in a blog post Tuesday, “Helping people to identify misinformation is a global challenge.

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