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Reuters fact-checking: accuracy at speed
Trusted news and information that cuts through the noise
Get your facts right at industry-leading speed

Combatting misinformation, fact-checking and monitoring emerging narratives require time and resources.

Organisations that depend on reliable news and information know that delayed newsgathering could lead to misguided decisions with heavy consequences.

As well as being the largest global news provider with journalists around the world, Reuters has fact-checkers covering every topic and every region.

In an era of fake news, misinformation and public distrust, we tell it as it is, fast and accurately. We cut through the noise and break news first.

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REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen
Get your facts right at industry-leading speed
Combatting misinformation, fact-checking and monitoring emerging narratives require time and resources.

Organisations that depend on reliable news and information know that delayed newsgathering could lead to misguided decisions with heavy consequences.

As well as being the largest global news provider with journalists around the world, Reuters has more than 300 fact-checkers in 80 countries.

In an era of fake news, misinformation and public distrust, we tell it as it is, fast and accurately. We cut through the noise and break news first.

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Strength and safety in unbiased fact-checking
Reuters User Generated Content (UGC) verification team works with our editorial staff to detect, identify and verify news at speed to help debunk misleading viral claims on social media.

Our journalists adhere to the strictest editorial standards underpinned by the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ethics that are instilled in everything we do.

Our news service is independent, accurate and unbiased, and delivers all sides of a story quickly. In today’s chaotic digital information world, trustworthy news at your fingertips could be your most valuable asset.

Find out how our trusted verification service can help.

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The real picture in real time
Reuters is part of the International Fact-Checking Network. Our verification service is used by governments, digital publishers and social networks, anyone with an interest in the real story.

  • Governments and public officials rely on our trusted information to help drive effective policies and inform decision-making in national emergencies.
  • Global broadcasters – when reputations depend on accuracy at speed, our rigorous UGC verification service provides trusted, rights-cleared content.
  • News publishers and social media – we fact-check visual material and social posts to help platforms nurture audience trust.

Reuters fact-checking can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation and integrated into your internal systems via API for instant use.

Be sure of the news you receive with Reuters

REUTERS/Toby Melville
REUTERS/Toby Melville
The real picture in real time
Reuters is part of the International Fact-Checking Network. Our verification service is used by governments, digital publishers and social networks, anyone with an interest in the real story.

  • Governments and public officials rely on our trusted information to help drive effective policies and inform decision-making in national emergencies.
  • Global broadcasters – when reputations depend on accuracy at speed, our rigorous UGC verification service provides trusted, rights-cleared content.
  • News publishers and social media – we fact-check visual material and social posts to help platforms nurture audience trust.

Reuters fact-checking can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation and integrated into your internal systems via API for instant use.

Be sure of the news you receive with Reuters

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Viral Identification

Our expert verification team sources user-generated photos and video on social media to identify trending stories – allowing you to quickly respond to global breaking news.

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Fact Checking

Industry leading standards combined with our extensive global (and local) footprint enable you to distribute verified and rights cleared content on specialized topics with confidence.

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Media Literacy  Training

Learn forensic and media literacy skills from leading experts, so your team can better distinguish fact from fiction and stop the spread of misinformation.

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Analysis of Misinformation Trends

Our expert verification team provides tailored analysis and high-level intelligence around media misinformation, market/platform trends and beyond.

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