Poynter apologises for flawed news sites list, withdraws article

Three days after Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN). They published a list of 515 websites that “that repeatedly spread false or misleading information”. The non-profit organisation took down the list, citing inconsistencies between findings and the final report.

Among the websites named on the list of what called “unreliable news websites” Firstpost and The Washington Examiner, both of which removed a day later. Poynter had then published a statement noting, “This index previously listed The Washington Examiner and Firstpost as unreliable news sources. After reviewing our methodology, we found that neither met the criteria for inclusion, so both removed.”

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