About Us (Vishvas News)
Vishvas News is an information fact-check and verification portal that is committed to debunking fake news and misinformation in Hindi, English and 10 different Indic languages. Certified by the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN), Vishvas News is a part of MMI Online Limited which works with an objective to empower India’s common man with factual and credible information and making them aware of the difference between real and fake information.
Vishvas News has a dedicated team of certified and trained fact-checkers who make sure that any viral claim or potential fake news is cross-checked, and debunked without any fear or favour following the organisation’s editorial policy and IFCN’s Code of Principles. The Editorial team reports to Rajesh Upadhyay (Editor-in-Chief of Vishvas News). (About – Team)
Besides fighting the menace of fake news and misinformation, the dedicated team of Vishvas News also conducts on-ground news verification and fact check awareness training/workshops across country under its flagship programme – Sach Ke Sathi.
Sach Ke Sathi is a fact-check training and awareness drive by Vishvas News to combat fake news and disinformation across the country. This campaign aims to impart fact-checking skills among common men by helping them identify and debunk potential fake news. Vishvas News reaches out to digitally vulnerable people by conducting on-ground activities and workshops with the help of Dainik Jagran’s extensive network. (Read More – Media Literacy)
Vishvas News has its own fact-checking chatbot on WhatsApp that allows the common man to easily interact with Vishvas News and easily check whether any viral information is true, false or misleading. Vishvas News Fact Check Chatbot is 100 per cent free to use. (Contact Us)
Vishvas News team is trained and competent of cross-checking text, photos and videos in the following languages – English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Assamese, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Telugu, Marathi, Odia and Bangla. (Methodology)
In case of any clarification or questions regarding any article published on Vishvas News, you can contact us here.(Contact Us)
About MMI Online
MMI Online is the digital platform of the Jagran Prakashan Limited- India’s Leading Media conglomerate. Founded in October 2008, the company zeroes in on developing sustainable business models for the Indian online space and continuously pushes the boundaries to create ‘services’ and ‘products’ which add value and experience to the online users. The structure of MMI allows for the conceptualization and testing of many ideas while turning the best of them into companies.