PolitiFact has not issued a correction, despite an erroneously false “fact-check” about Sen. Ted Cruz that was proven wrong by the Texas Supreme Court.
It’s called ‘the news,’ and here’s how it worked for Arkansas’ Sen. Tom Cotton’s completely plausible theory that COVID-19 came from a Chinese lab.
Fact-checker Politifact, operated by the Poynter Institute, retracted a fact check asserting a Hong Kong virologists’ lab theory assessment was false.
USA Today retroactively edited an op-ed from Stacey Abrams this month that initially endorsed corporate boycotts of Georgia.
‘When the state was asking nursing homes to take in COVID patients…We don’t see hard evidence that that made a significant difference in COVID deaths.”
PolitiFact has still not published a fact-check of Harris’s erroneous assertion the Biden White House had to start ‘from scratch’ with vaccine distribution.
The myth of Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Master of Pandemics, Destroyer of Trump, Boyfriend of America didn’t create itself: It was the creation of U.S. media.
Kamala Harris blatantly lied to Axios this week claiming the new administration was forced to start “from scratch” with vaccine distribution.
PolitiFact doubled down on one of its “fact-checks” to defend New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fatal nursing home policy, saying it’s still wrong to blame him.
PolitiFact will not say whether it plans to retract or revise an article it published in August defending New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s deadly nursing home policy.
There’s no shortage of fake-fact checks published by corporate outlets self-righteously and falsely presenting themselves as neutral arbiters of truth.
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.
In his latest campaign trail slip-up, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden claimed Sunday that 200 million people have died from the novel virus.
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.
Multiple fact-checkers botched a fact-check of online outrage over the Democratic National Convention twice omitting ‘under God’ in the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is absolutely correct about carbon dioxide, and it’s the media who don’t understand the scientific issues.
The media can’t get enough of ‘fact checks.’ But why do they do such a horrible job with them? Here are a few particularly bad examples.
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