Dogruluk Payi is a Turkish fact checking website that evaluates information based on the follow criteria:
(1) COMMITMENT TO THE IMPARTIALITY AND FAIRNESS PRINCIPLE
Fact-checker makes every analysis according to identical standards. While doing his analysis, he does not concentrate on any political side. It pays attention that the same control process is applied in every analysis and that only the evidence leads to conclusions. It does not make any defense or assume a political position on the analyzed issues.
(2) COMMITMENT TO TRANSPARENCY OF RESOURCES
Fact-checker asks its followers to be able to check the analysis. The resources used for the followers to repeat the research process are given in detail. If life safety will be endangered if the identity of the source is disclosed, as much detail as possible is provided, provided that it does not endanger the source.
(3) COMMITMENT TO THE TRANSPARENCY OF FINANCIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
Fact-checker is transparent about its financial resources. It accepts funds from organizations if there is no effect requested in the analysis results. The professional backgrounds of the important figures of the factor-checker organization in the corporate structure and the organizational structure of the institution are publicly published. Care is taken to find a channel through which readers can reach the institution under all conditions.
(4) COMMITMENT TO THE TRANSPARENCY OF THE METHOD
Fact-checker explains in detail the stages of selection and research of claims, writing, editing, publishing and correction of analyzes. Fact-checker encourages its readers to contact them for tracking and verification of current claims, and it is clear why and how they are fact-checked.
(5) COMMITMENT TO THE PRINCIPLE OF CLEAR AND RELIABLE CORRECTION OF ANALYZES
Fact-checker publishes the policy of correction in its analysis in advance and follows this policy meticulously. It makes its corrections in accordance with this policy and ensures that its followers reach the corrected version as much as possible.
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