Taiwan Fact Check Center (TFC) was founded in August 2018 and in just less than 3 yeas’ time, the center has gained recognition from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) by renewing its signatory status to TFC. There are strict requirements to be met including the proof of non-partisanship, transparency of sources, independence of financial support from any political party or politicians and a commitment to open and honest corrections. Summer Chen Hui-min, Editor in chief of Taiwan Fact Check Center said the Center fully complies with the Code of Principles set forth by the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN), a unit of the Poynter Institute dedicated to bringing together fact-checkers around the world.
- 04 April, 2021
Taiwan Fact Check Center received an award of USD$ 50 thousand from IFCN and Facebook for producing video clips to enhance the fact-checking content. (Photo by TFC)
TFC editor-in-chief, Summer Chen was invited to speak at Global Fact 7 about TFC’s report to the IFCN regarding COVID-19 thus creating the story of Coronavirus Facts Alliance (Photo by TFC)
TFC held three workshops in 2020 educating the public on the use of fact checking tools. (Photo by TFC)