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

2 years of CheckFirst

“We should work together for good and found a company!”. The exclamation came in between three people who hadn’t met in real life yet, but had spent countless hours fighting disinformation about COVID together during the first wave of the global pandemic.

“Don’t open the door to disinformation”: reject the media exemption in the DSA

“Don’t open the door to disinformation”: reject the media exemption in the DSA

Check First, along with 50 other fact-checking organizations, NGO or researchers, reject the proposition of a media exemption in the DSA.

Introduction to the CrossOver project

Introduction to the CrossOver project

Crossover is a European project to monitor, analyse and combat algorithmic disinformation.

ODIL, le podcast

ODIL, le podcast

ODIL, the podcast, is a series of interviews with actors in the fight against disinformation in the Francophonie.

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 database network. The FACT network aims to solve various challenges the information industry faces today.

CLARIN Hackathon on COVID-19 Related Disinformation

CLARIN Hackathon on COVID-19 Related Disinformation

In the autumn of 2020, CLARIN organises a virtual hackathon on the detection of disinformation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

About us

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.

Our story