3) Further criteria:
a) The fact-checking platform checks statements, articles or topic areas that are identifiable independently of the publishing platform. For example, via URL, a special quote or a certain combination of keywords.
b) The fact-checking platform is not operated by a political party or organization. It is independent of any political party. A dependency on a party is for example then given when there is a sponsorship by a political party or a party-based organization.