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February 20, 2020 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Reuters and Facebook Join Forces for a New Fact-Checking Mission

Reuters, in partnership with Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking Program, launched a fact-checking initiative to help find misinformation on social media. It creates a new unit at Reuters that is responsible for verifying content posted on Facebook and Instagram and identifying false or misleading media, including user-generated photos, videos, and headlines. (The initiative will cover the upcoming U.S. presidential election and exist beyond that as well.) Verifications will be completed in English and Spanish, and findings will be available at

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