Fact-checking is critical to ensure that all details of a story are true and that no one is named unjustifiably, and to establish trust in the journalist.
Nils Hanson is Editor-in-Chief for the Swedish TV-program Mission Investigate, a weekly one-hour investigative journalism program. Hanson explains how to “bulletproof” one’s story through fact-checking and talking to the subject of an investigation as early as possible.
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