Tech outlets like Facebook rely increasingly on third-party fact-checkers to determine what content is allowed on their platforms. Here’s a look at how those fact-checkers do business.
The online conspiracy theory about the Parkland kids was ugly, but it wasn’t the most significant lie of the year.
So-called fact-checking outfit PolitiFact is fine with considering cost-of-living differences in California or New York, just not in Oklahoma.
PolitiFact presents itself as a nonpartisan truth umpire, but here’s the story behind how its metrics are biased against Republicans and highly attuned to political winds.
Mitt Romney did not seem to be a particularly egregious liar, nor does Hillary Clinton seem the single most honest politician to run for president in the last 10 years. Yet PolitiFact says it’s true.
PolitiFact claims Ted Cruz’s assertions about Hillary Clinton are ‘false.’ We give Politifact a flaming giant liar rating on the Truth-O-Meter.
This is hilarious on multiple levels. Politifact’s PunditFact thinks it’s caught Bill Kristol in a huge, huge lie.
A pair of Duke University professors are calling on President-elect Joe Biden to establish a bipartisan commission to address fake news.
With a few brave exceptions, the Republican response to this onslaught has thus far been the equivalent of bringing notes of apology to their political hangings.
It’s worth asking how the pro-abortion movement in the United States and abroad has become so inhumanely callous and cruel.
There’s no shortage of fake-fact checks published by corporate outlets self-righteously and falsely presenting themselves as neutral arbiters of truth.
More than anything else, I am sick of politicians and pundits telling me I don’t have the right of risk when risk is part of freedom.
The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler took a shot at President Donald J. Trump’s age on Monday after an article in Axios signaled Trump’s intentions to run for re-election in 2024 if his bid fails this year.
Harris never took much interest in making meaningful changes to the criminal justice system when she was an attorney general. What makes you think she’ll do it as vice president?
Despite the incessantly cited falsehood that Trump is a racist who supports white supremacy, the record and the facts reveal a far different reality.
The Democratic nominee’s last health care plan led to millions losing their private insurance, and there are sings his new policy will end much the same.
Given Biden’s embrace of far-left cultural notions regarding sex and gender, it’s fair to assume his Education Department would swiftly implement a sweeping and radical agenda across the board.
Over the past several years, dressed up in official-sounding titles, the fact-checkers have allied themselves with some of the most powerful private companies to have ever existed.
Reassuring and rosy campaign rhetoric aside, Biden’s health care plan could very well lead to the elimination of private health insurance.
The Hunter Biden story is practically the new normal in terms of how it illustrates media willingness to suppress or ignore inconvenient truths.