Journalists to use ‘immune system’ software against fake news… backed by George Soros

Broadcast, print and online journalists are to begin using an automated fact-checking system that quickly alerts them to false claims made in the press, on TV and in parliament.

An early version of the system, dubbed the “bullshit detector” by its creators, will be rolled out for testing from October as part of a global fightback against fake news.

It is being developed by researchers at the Full Fact organisation in London with $500,000 (£380,000) of funding from charitable foundations backed by two billionaires: the Hungarian-born investor George Soros, and the Iranian-American eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

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  • Bla Bla

    Wait… is it April 1st already? Does this mean they’ll report real facts instead of fanciful marxist thought as they do now… Oh wait, I get it…

    • WalterBannon

      Your forgot to apply your progressive language filter. Everything they say means the opposite.

      Diversity = conformity

      etc…

      • Bla Bla

        lol

        If I didn’t laugh, I’d have to cry!

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Who will edit the editors?

  • tom_billesley

    Running in blinkers.

  • WalterBannon

    Their Orwellian fake news detector is in fact a Fact Suppressor