Richard Addis

The Day

Richard Addis is founder and editor-in-chief of The Day, a daily news and current affairs title for secondary school children. It operates a sister site called The Day Explorer for primary school children and publishes two editions: UK/International and USA. Richard was editor-in-chief at The Daily Express in the UK and The Globe and Mail in Canada and executive editor at The Financial Times, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph and The Evening Standard.


Verification, but verification of what? The media? The journalist? The article?

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News verification is becoming an essential part of journalism and it goes far beyond the traditional fact-checking. Many startups and news organisations are working on this dilemma: what must be verified? The media itself, the journalist, the piece of information or a mix of those three elements?

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