Polygraph (BBG)

Polygraph (BBG)

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?

None found

Who is funding the tool?

Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

Are there external evaluations?

None found

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