In an interview in the Belgian newspaper De Morgen (paywall) on the 7th of May, Belgian liberal politician Vincent Stuer says that Europe is not able to deal with the way Spain treats the Catalonian separatists. According to him the European Union has no hard power to sanction Spain. We rate this claim as false.…
EUfactcheck #8 ‘Cross-national fact checking’
This winter season students from the EJTA journalism schools will work together in cross-national teams on fact checks and blogs. A variety of European topics will be addressed: polarisation, climate change, migration, defence budgets and more. Follow us here or on our Twitter and Facebook page.
EUfactcheck, an initiative of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) fights misinformation about European policies and topics. Journalism students from all over Europe factcheck claims made by politicians and others and rate them. Our focus is not to debunk fake news or disinformation but to give correct information to the reader.