Organization: Pravda Media Foundation
Applicant: Pratik Sinha
Assessor: Kanchan Kaur
Conclusion and recommendations
Kanchan Kaur wrote:
AltNews is an established fact-checking organization and has provided necessary registration details.
The applicant evaluates claims on the basis of their accuracy. It publishes fact checks on a regular basis, more than one a week. The fact checks cover a variety of subjects and do not concentrate on one side of the topic they cover. They are quite non-partisan. It has a clearly-stated non-partisanship editorial policy.
The applicant always lists key sources in a manner that the audience can replicate most fact-checks. It has a clear description of its sourcing policy.
The applicant has clearly indicated where its funding comes from. The names of the organisations key personnel--editorial staff and directors--are clearly listed and their bios are available on the website.
The applicant actively invites readers to send claims. It also has a clear contact page. The applicant's website clearly explains its methodology, in detail, step by step. However, It would help for the applicant to invite readers more proactively to send claims to fact check.
The applicant's website makes reference to how corrections are conducted and it has provided two examples corrections handled by them.
The application may be accepted.