Washington Post Robo App Fact Checks Speeches In Real-Time

Washington Post Robo App Fact Checks Speeches In Real-Time

The prototype aims to spot any false claims made by politicians during speeches, TV ads, or interviews.

Emma Hutchings
  • 30 january 2013

We saw a little bit of real-time fact checking during the election, and now The Washington Post has launched a news application that aims to spot false claims made during speeches and interviews. ‘Truth Teller‘ shows how traditional news organizations can adapt and become a more integral part of the story in the changing, real-time nature of news made popular by social media.

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