This week on the FFS Show we talk Scottish Independence, pensions, Valentine’s Day and have a chat with Andrew Dudfield from Full Fact.
The interview spans several topics around misinformation, fact checking around the world, its implications for new platforms and the future of automated fact checking.
Thanks to the submission from a listener, we take a look back at the fact check on pensions and Scottish Independence – the big questions, controversies and recent statements. We also look at the common online claim that Valentine’s Day was made up by greetings cards companies with some historical FFS lenses.
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