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How it works

1.

Submit a tip

Let journalists know if you have seen something online which you have reason to believe is false or misleading.

2.

Journalist starts an investigation

Reporters from any of the organisations involved in CrossCheck will get to work investigating the report.

3.

CrossCheck network contributes evidence and expertise

Partners use forensic tools, journalistic techniques and years of experience to verify the claims.

4.

A conclusion is reached

Lead investigators will compile the key evidence into a report.

5.

The report is CrossChecked

Journalists from multiple news organisations in the community will approve the final conclusion of a report.

6.

The report is published

CrossCheck reports are made public so anyone can see the working and understand the conclusion.