Chequeado is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to contribute to improving the quality of public debate to strengthen the democratic system. It contributes through the verification of public discourse, the fight against misinformation, the promotion of access to information and the opening of data in innovative environments to provide evidence for public discussion and encourage critical thinking in society. It is also the first organization of its kind in Latin America and the southern hemisphere and one of the top ten fact checkers in the world.

Contact details

Website:
https://chequeado.com/

Address:
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Country:
Argentina

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Operating languages
Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2010
Age (years)
Chequeado
 14
Argentina average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Julio Aranovich, José Alberto Bekinschtein
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Pablo M. Fernández
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Chequeado
 38
Argentina average
 39
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Chequeado
 55%
Argentina average
 54%
Global average
 50%

Social

Likes (2023)
Chequeado
 94,950
Argentina average
 27,618
Global average
 27,094
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Chequeado
 317,000
Argentina average
 17,041
Global average
 18,127
Followers (2023)
Chequeado
 82,000
Argentina average
 12,512
Global average
 11,195
Followers (2023)
Chequeado
 6,387
Argentina average
 3,331
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 08/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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