The COVID-19 disease hit the world, especially Latin America, unveiling another equally serious pathology, the virus of fake news, which spreads on a large scale thanks to the Internet, especially social networks, where thousands and millions of Internet users share information lacking scientific support. This work contributes to show and verify a dozen fact-checking agencies in Latin America, their regulations and operation. For this purpose, 12 agencies in Latin America were studied and verified for their review protocols, objectives and categorization of news, in order to establish a fact-checking format. The results obtained from this research show significant data, in terms of formal aspects the tendency was to clarify and verify the news, in the search objectives section, the agencies were linked to controversy, disinformation and public debate, going through their different categorizations or batteries used, the most common of which were true, false, misleading, among others, to end with a fact-checking model for Latin America.
|Title of host publication||Communication and Smart Technologies - Proceedings of ICOMTA 2021|
|Editors||Álvaro Rocha, Daniel Barredo, Paulo Carlos López-López, Iván Puentes-Rivera|
|Publisher||Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - 2022|
|Event||International Conference on Communication and Applied Technologies, ICOMTA 2021 - Bogotá, Colombia|
Duration: 1 Sep 2021 → 3 Sep 2021
|Name||Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies|
|Conference||International Conference on Communication and Applied Technologies, ICOMTA 2021|
|Period||1/09/21 → 3/09/21|
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