Features

Dega is packed with features required for a quality fact-checking website with all the best practices specified by IFCN incorporated into the tool.

Administration portal to compose & publish Fact Checks, Verification articles (debunking fake news), manage user roles, application metrics etc.
Mobile first UI with a first class support for structured data and SEO.

Expose all the features as REST API for organizations that would like to build their own UI or integrate Dega with their existing interface.
User Registration and notification framework to notify the users based on a level of subscription. Users can subscribe to statements of an individual or an organization.

All the fact-check articles will be search engine optimized for all search engines (like google, bing etc.) with schema defined as per specifications for fact-check stories.
Enforcement of a predefined workflow based on the principles laid down in the IFCN code of principles for all fact check articles.

Ability for publishers to create their own rating system for fact-checks.
Ability for publishers to create a checklist for their organization to follow a consistent methodology in rating the statements. Every fact-checking story will clearly identify the rating with all the elements in the checklist that are true for the statement.

Every story will have an ability for the users to send notes to publishers for any corrections/suggestions.
Ability to provide updates on a story with any edits/corrections made after the initial publication.

Will mandate for fact-checking stories to have at least one source. All the sources will be listed in addition to the story.
Ability to group multiple statements that are fact-checked to an event. For example, all the statements made by the Prime Minister at an event can be grouped as one story with individual ratings for each statement.

Administration portal to compose & publish Fact Checks, Verification articles (debunking fake news), manage user roles, application metrics etc.
Ability to create a widget on the lines of www.sharethefacts.org for social media sharing

Ability to provide a live stream of fact-checking during political events that will allow publishers to provide real-time analyses, fact-checks of politicians’ claims.
Ability to have multiple authors, researches, editors on each story.

Provide publishers with learning resources for fact-checking and news/updates around fact-checking across the world.
Research to integrate features like reverse image search, text translation etc. within the tool for aiding Fact Checking & Verification.

Ability to monitor selected social media accounts for fact checkable claims.
Develop service to search existing fact checks by claim or an image. Will leverage Google Vision and Translate APIs.

Integrate with automated fact checking tools like Claim Buster.
Provide ability for additional presentation formats like a tool to automatically generate images based on the claim & fact check.

Develop a customizable toolbox of important fact checking/verification tools.
Auto translate posts to selected languages to aid publishing stories in multiple languages. Will leverage Google Translate API.

Publish an AMP variant of the website.

Administration portal to compose & publish Fact Checks, Verification articles (debunking fake news), manage user roles, application metrics etc.
Mobile first UI with a first class support for structured data and SEO.

Expose all the features as REST API for organizations that would like to build their own UI or integrate Dega with their existing interface.
User Registration and notification framework to notify the users based on a level of subscription. Users can subscribe to statements of an individual or an organization.

All the fact-check articles will be search engine optimized for all search engines (like google, bing etc.) with schema defined as per specifications for fact-check stories.
Enforcement of a predefined workflow based on the principles laid down in the IFCN code of principles for all fact check articles.

Ability for publishers to create their own rating system for fact-checks.
Ability for publishers to create a checklist for their organization to follow a consistent methodology in rating the statements. Every fact-checking story will clearly identify the rating with all the elements in the checklist that are true for the statement.

Every story will have an ability for the users to send notes to publishers for any corrections/suggestions.
Ability to provide updates on a story with any edits/corrections made after the initial publication.

Will mandate for fact-checking stories to have at least one source. All the sources will be listed in addition to the story.
Ability to group multiple statements that are fact-checked to an event. For example, all the statements made by the Prime Minister at an event can be grouped as one story with individual ratings for each statement.

Administration portal to compose & publish Fact Checks, Verification articles (debunking fake news), manage user roles, application metrics etc.
Ability to create a widget on the lines of www.sharethefacts.org for social media sharing

Ability to provide a live stream of fact-checking during political events that will allow publishers to provide real-time analyses, fact-checks of politicians’ claims.
Ability to have multiple authors, researches, editors on each story.

Provide publishers with learning resources for fact-checking and news/updates around fact-checking across the world.
Research to integrate features like reverse image search, text translation etc. within the tool for aiding Fact Checking & Verification.

Ability to monitor selected social media accounts for fact checkable claims.
Develop service to search existing fact checks by claim or an image. Will leverage Google Vision and Translate APIs.

Integrate with automated fact checking tools like Claim Buster.
Provide ability for additional presentation formats like a tool to automatically generate images based on the claim & fact check.

Develop a customizable toolbox of important fact checking/verification tools.
Auto translate posts to selected languages to aid publishing stories in multiple languages. Will leverage Google Translate API.

Publish an AMP variant of the website.