Men outnumber women in U.S. newsrooms. It’s no different among fact-checkers.

Independent fact-checkers are the first line of defense against misinformation.

They debunk fake news stories, fact-check politicians’ statements and partner with technology companies to limit the spread of falsehoods. They tell people what’s true and what’s false on a daily basis. And they ask the public to trust them to make those decisions.

Read more at: https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2019/men-outnumber-women-in-u-s-newsrooms-its-no-different-among-fact-checkers/

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