The UCC Fact-Checker is the Commission mechanism/process for information verification aimed at promoting factual reporting. Fact-checking can be conducted before or after the text is published or otherwise disseminated.
False news has become increasingly prevalent and online media platforms have been rendered susceptible to disseminating disinformation and misinformation. The is later picked by the traditional media platforms. The UCC Fact-Checker therefore debunks fake news /misinformation shared on both the social media and mass media networks. Several resources are used to guide on how to flag suspicious stories.