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Newsweek, Fact Check Reporter

United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Consumer Publication, Online, Digital, News
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Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a diligent Fact Check Reporter to join its growing fact-checking operation. 

The successful candidate will write informative, well-evidenced articles that fact check claims gaining attention online and in the media.

They will need to have broad interests and good general knowledge. The role is not beat-specific and will span a variety of subjects and issues. 

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.

This is a full time role with the ability to work from home anywhere in the UK or from our London, Canary Wharf office. Our office is temporarily closed due to Covid-19.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing several articles a week
  • Researching and verifying information
  • Proposing ideas for fact checks
  • Working to exacting standards of accuracy and fairness
  • Adhering to internal rules on quality and style


  • Strong reporting experience
  • Experience in reporting on US politics
  • Excellent, clear writer
  • Skilled researcher
  • Fair-minded, unflappable, and decisive


Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 80 years.

Newsweek provides the latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics. In addition to its online and mobile presence, Newsweek publishes weekly English print editions in the United States, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia as well as editions in Japanese, Korean, Polish, Serbian and Spanish.

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