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Inside the BBC's Verification Hub

It's just dawned on me that verification is what subeditors should be doing. American journalism has always had 'fact checkers' distinct from their copy editors, whereas on this side of the pond both functions were the preserve of the sub, a role that's been greatly diminished over the past decade, to the obvious detriment of the media. #link