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UK Startup Gets Google Funding To Flag Up Fake News

Google has agreed to fund a project to develop automated fact-checking tools amid anger over the prevalence  of fake news Web sites during the US presidential election. UK fact-checking organisation FullFact has announced it has been awarded EUR50,000  (GBP43,000) by the tech giant's Digital News Initiative to build the first "fully automated end-to-end fact checking system."

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