Tag: fact checking

Fact Checking

fact checking

Most days I read my local newspaper and the Wall Street Journal. And most days I find editorial errors in one or both papers. The errors often distract me from my reading. Some are obvious grammatical and spelling errors. But the errors I find most bothersome are factual errors.  These kind of errors cause me to…

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The fact-checking army waging war on ‘fake news’

fake news

By Bianca Fortis If journalists must wage war against fake news and misinformation, Bill Adair is the general leading the charge. Adair, who created PolitiFact in 2007 and is now the Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University, is leading the Tech & Check Cooperative, a project working to develop new automated…

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