Posts over the next several days will show that certain left-leaning websites and existing left-leaning news organizations have figured out that they can employ the technique of "fact-checking," perhaps once nobly intended, as a handy device to advance a left-supporting, right-bashing agenda.
Thursday at NewsBusters, I noted that all of the major-media "fact-checking" efforts recognized by Duke University's ReportersLab.org website lean left, and that almost all of them are quite decidedly on the left. That only begins to explain how the "fact-checkers" are distorting the news landscape.
A new study on the recent fact-checking trend to separate “fake news” from real reporting found that in the majority of cases, the fact-checkers are just as subject to bias as the news they evaluate.
Is Kanye West joining American Idol judges? A recent report claims so, stating that Ryan Seacrest wishes to revamp the talent show by roping in the rapper to be an Idol judge.
Is Kate Middleton pregnant again? A number of rumors about the Duchess of Cambridge have emerged in the course of a year but nothing came close to how much people talked about her supposed third pregnancy.
Move over internet hoaxes and fake news, it’s time for International Fact-checking Day. This year, fact-checkers around the world are taking a stand in favor of facts. We’ve declared April 2 — the day after April Fool’s Day — as International Fact-checking Day. It’s our way of proclaiming the need for strong evidence and solid facts in journalism and everyday life. To ring in the new holiday, PolitiFact conducted a "fact-check-a-thon" on fake news where we examined the pervasive claims from...
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a flip-floppy week at the White House as President Donald Trump walked away from some promises and people, contorting reality in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a flip-floppy week at the White House as President Donald Trump walked away from some promises and people, contorting reality in the process. He declared NATO no longer obsolete, even…
The president exaggerated the issues facing the existing health law, blaming Democrats for impeding its repeal and playing down his commitment.
A quote from the founder of Cornerstone Church about the relative bust size of gay women was fake.