Resources

Check First produces a variety of content, from articles to webinars and training. Below is a repository of our public resources, created during the execution of our various projects.

Resources
The French information ecosystem put to test – a report on 2022 French Elections by the Online Election Integrity Watch Group
The French information ecosystem put to test – a report on 2022 French Elections by the Online Election Integrity Watch Group
As a member of the Online Integrity Watch Group, Check First took part in the analysis of political advertising using its tool [...]
Webinar: An analysis of recommendation algorithms on YouTube against disinformation
Webinar: An analysis of recommendation algorithms on YouTube against disinformation
On 9 June, Check First presented the findings of its first investigation in the CrossOver Project to the EDMO BELUX [...]
EFCSN’s  open consultation report summarises opinions on the future European  Code of Standards for Fact-Checking and Open Source Investigation
EFCSN’s open consultation report summarises opinions on the future European Code of Standards for Fact-Checking and Open Source Investigation
The European Fact-Checking Standards Network (EFCSN) is publishing a report summarising the results of surveys and interviews carried out [...]
Check First to join the “Groupe de veille numérique à l’intégrité électorale” for the French presidential election of 2022
Check First to join the “Groupe de veille numérique à l’intégrité électorale” for the French presidential election of 2022
We, researchers and civil society experts on disinformation, foreign interference, election integrity and election integrity and digital [...]
Check First to join the EFCSN working commitee
Check First to join the EFCSN working commitee
The European Fact-Checking Standards Network Project is an effort to bring together fact-checking and open-source intelligence (OSINT) [...]
22! Vla la pub! A new tool to monitor political advertising of social media
22! Vla la pub! A new tool to monitor political advertising of social media
Check First is launching 22vlalapub.fr, a tool for monitoring advertising around candidates, their parties, and campaign themes related to [...]
ODIL, the podcast
ODIL, the podcast
ODIL, the podcast, is a series of interviews with actors in the fight against disinformation in the [...]
The FACT bluepaper
The FACT bluepaper
the FACT network, a new blockchain with a token-based incentive mechanism for a decentralised global information verification system and [...]

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We empower the fight against disinformation. Check First is a software and methodologies company founded by a developer and two journalists. We focus on creating the best tools and practices for the peculiar job of countering and monitoring fakes and influence campaigns, and gain time in the process by fostering collaboration. Our best asset is the complementarity of our founding team, making us approach problems in a comprehensive and innovative way.

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