Fact-checking & verification

pills

Was the contraceptive pill break implemented to satisfy the Pope?

Investigating the history of the pill ‘break’ and debunking claims made widely in the press and on social media that it was implemented to appease the Pope.

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Do tampons really cause cancer?

Debunking a false claim routinely cited by international media that tampons are carcinogenic. NewsMavens

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uk gender reform – access to single-sex spaces

Debunking misinformation surrounding the UK gender reform consultation.
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Scotland’s First Minister is no prima donna

Investigating disinformation spread by Scottish columnists regarding Nicola Sturgeon’s rejection of a Brexit meeting.
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Can you deny direction by your political party and remain a member?

Verifying a claim made by Channel 4 news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy as part of a collaborative fact-checking project.
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