Fact-checking website Stopfake.org was launched on March 2, 2014 by alumni and students of Mohyla School of Journalism and of the Digital Future of Journalism professional program for journalists and editors.
At a later stage, the initial team was joined by many journalists, marketing specialists, programmers, translators and all those who care about the fate of our country and its people.
The main purpose of this community is to check facts, verify information, and refute distorted information and propaganda about events in Ukraine covered in the media.
The number of volunteers is constantly growing to help verify information, to write, to edit and to translate stories.
StopFake.org community does not represent or support any political party or other organization.
This project exists due to readers’ money, which come as donations. In addition, in 2015, Stopfake got financial support from International Renaissaince Foundation, National Endowment for Democracy, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Stopfake team: Babak Artem, Chornous Anna, Fedchenko Yevhen, Geshel Vadim, Gontar Margo, Deynychenko Ruslan, Koltsov Mykhailo, Kovalchuk Maria, Kukulevskyi Nikita, Matychak Tetiana, Mosendz Alina, Nazaruk Taras, Panin Iurii, Pinsker Oksana, Sugonyako Alina, Yurkova Olga (the author of idea), translators and active readers-fact checkers.
The project team is grateful to colleagues who helped to create and develop the project at different stages: Avramenko Denys, Venzhyk Ekaterina, Voronov Igor, Dutsyk Diana, Karpenko Kseniya, Kushnir Liudmyla, Lepetun Jan, Mykhailiv Dariya, Mishenko Nina, Morfett Liza, Shankovsky Oleg, Starova Helga, Churina Olga, Zalitor Kira…
Anyone can join our community to contribute intellectually, or to share your stories.
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