- Polygraph (BBG)
Founded in 2017
Polygraph.info is a web-based fact-checking platform that relies on journalists to research government statements and reports, along with statements by high-profile individuals. It classifies the reports based on their measure of credibility and provides additional context.
Polygraph (BBG) is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.
- Tool type
- 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
- Voice of America
- Founder/primary contact
- Bridget Serchak, VOA Director of Public Relations
How is this tool working to address disinformation?
This tool aims to fight disinformation by identifying, exploring, and correcting false information, giving people a resource for locating fact-based information.
Is there a connection with tech platforms?
Who is funding the tool?
Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty
Are there external evaluations?