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Yesterday afternoon a colleague forwarded me an article from the Daily Mail, asking me if it could possibly be true. The article in question is an expose on Snopes.com, the fact checking site used ...
Post hoc fact-checking Consistency across fact-checkers. One study finds that fact-checkers PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and Washington Post's Fact Checker overwhelmingly agree on their evaluations of claims.. However, a study by Morgan Marietta, David C. Barker and Todd Bowser found "substantial differences in the questions asked and the answers offered."
Don't Believe the Liberal "Fact-Checkers"! More and more, major news outlets are relying on “fact checkers” to, allegedly, ensure that the news is factual, sources are reliable, and statements are accurate. In theory, this is admirable.
The Reporters’ Lab maintains a database of global fact-checking sites. You can use the map to explore sites around the world or use the menu below.
Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers; Acknowledgments; I.Four Moves and a Habit. 1. Why This Book? 2. Four Moves; 3. Building a Fact-Checking Habit by Checking Your Emotions
These may sound like philosophical questions, but in the campaigns of 2016, they are beginning to loom larger as a problem for democracy itself.
The Media Research Center (MRC), a watchdog organization that tracks left-wing bias in the mainstream media, has announced a project to fact-check the myriad of fact-checking organizations that are relied upon by mainstream news and social media companies to verify factual claims in news stories.
Perhaps the earliest published use of the phrase “fact-checker” can be found in an ad for TIME in a 1938 issue of Colliers, which mentions the expansion of “its researchers and fact-checkers ...
Donald Trump gave his long-awaited speech on immigration in Phoenix on Aug. 31. Here’s a roundup of some of the more interesting claims he made in the lengthy address; we expect we will dig ...
Facebook Is Turning To Fact-Checkers To Fight Fake News. The company is giving content from fact-checking organizations unprecedented visibility in the News Feed.