List of credibility indicators (draft)

List of credibility indicators (draft)
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Nov 18, 2018

Public credibility indicators

Please edit this to add others that you use!

Trust Project - 8 of 37 indicators about news orgs (Trello); no data dumps, but can scrape data
ClaimReview - about claims. May data dump + datafeed (bug tracker)

Research datasets:

CredCo alpha (50 articles, similar articles)
Jigsaw (imagined: 300 articles) [check w/ Camille]
CLAIMS study (1000 health news items, 2015)

Twitter data:

IRA (troll) accounts found by Twitter (2017, 2018, 538 code)
Elections integrity hub (Twitter, 2016 election)

Fact-checks of individual claims/articles:

FactCheck, Snopes, Politifact
WaPo, Weekly Standard

Lists of credible sources

Self-reports

Signers of the IFCN code of principles

Shared catalogs:

Newspapers of record (WP)
Media Bias list (MediaBiasFactCheck.com) - itself perhaps biased?

Columbia Journalism Newspaper quality rankings (1999) http://journalism.wikia.com/wiki/Newspaper_quality_rankings

Trusting News Project Report 2017 https://www.rjionline.org/reporthtml.html


RCP lists; …

General background:

Pew on Journalism

Tools and other projects

Tools for producing credibility ratings:

Check (Meedan) - used internally w/in newsrooms?
Share the Facts - widgets for sharing fact-check work
Fact Check Markup Tool - for adding ClaimReview to a site

Collections of research

Moz: Catalog of research on Misinfo

Other projects + service providers

Certified Content Coalition (source standards, cable TV)
Credibility Coalition (W3C standard: signals + vocab)-
FactsMission - linked data services
Trustmetrics - Whitelists + blacklists of sources

Other groups discussing approaches or indicators

Matter Ventures, Duke Reporters Lab,
Reporters Without Borders, nic.br
Subject based catalogs, Verifiable claims (standards)
Farnaz J (MIT: exposing data to individuals so they can evaluate cred)

Discontinued: Tim Van Gelder: Credibility score based on virtues shown on the site: https://timvangelder.com/2012/06/22/deliberative-aggregators/

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