Fact Checking Policy

nicotv.site corrects the inaccuracies of post on social media from other accounts specially fake news, We also values the truth to create and sustain a positive environment.

This is how to spot fake news on social media :

CONSIDER THE SOURCE

  • Click away from the story to investigate the site, it’s mission and it’s contact info.

READ BEYOND

  • Headlines can be outrageous in an effort to get clicks. What’s the whole story?

CHECK THE AUTHOR

  • Do a quick search on the author. Are they credible? are they real?

SUPPORTING SOURCES

  • Click on those links. Determine if the info given actually supports the story.

CHECK THE DATE

  • Reposting old news stories doesn’t mean they’re relevant to current events.

IS IT A JOKE?

  • If it is too outlandish, it might be satire. Research the site and author to be sure.

CHECK YOUR BIASES

  • Consider if your own beliefs could affect your judgement.

ASK THE EXPERTS

  • Ask a librarian, or consult a fact-checking site.