Fact Check Initiative Japan

FIJ is a non-profit organization for the promotion of Japanese fact-checking aimed at protecting society from mis/disinformation.

FIJ staff and volunteers monitor questionable information daily using the FCC system.

Media partners publish fact-checking articles based on their own investigations and information provided by FIJ.

The FCC system, which was developed by Smartnews, Inc. and Tohoku University Natural Language Processing Lab, automatically detects questionable information from Twitter.