Founded in 2018
Newstrition is a browser extension that provides information about news sources and rates the accuracy of the news story itself.
Newstrition is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.
- Tool type
- Credibility scoring, Verification
- Fully operational
- Intended users
- General public
- Tool focus
- This tool is content-focused. It directly evaluates information, such as the authenticity of a photo.
- Method or technology
- Human implementation
- Is the tool automated?
- Founding organization
- Newseum, Freedom Forum Institute and Our.News
- Founder/primary contact
- Information not available
How is this tool working to address disinformation?
This tool uses assessments and scoring of source quality (based on accuracy, objectivity, etc.) to guide readers toward higher-quality information rather than low-quality information.
Is there a connection with tech platforms?
Who is funding the tool?
Joint initiative of Newseum, Our.news, and Freedom Forum
Are there external evaluations?