Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days?

The following article is republished with kind permission from Anne HAILES; it was originally published at Irish News.

Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days?
by Anne HAILES for Irish News
26 March 2018

WHAT can we believe these days? It’s obvious we’re being fed misinformation – sometimes by accident, more often by intent – and Donald Trump, with his accusations of fake news, has brought the subject right into the limelight. Do we just ignore it? Do we challenge it? Continue reading Anne Hailes: Are we really facing the facts when it comes to news these days?

A new website in Northern Ireland hopes fact-checking will be a tool for reconciliation

Following article published with kind permission by The Poynter Institute: http://www.poynter.org/2016/a-new-website-in-northern-ireland-hopes-fact-checking-will-be-a-tool-for-reconciliation/405829/

A new website in Northern Ireland hopes fact-checking will be a tool for reconciliation
by Alexios Mantzarlis
11 April 2016

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The metal gate on Lanark Way is approximately 13 feet high and 33 feet wide. It can be slammed shut electronically when tensions boil over, as they did last summer. Continue reading A new website in Northern Ireland hopes fact-checking will be a tool for reconciliation