Six results: 
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
The Newest Factchecker: Reddit   —  Insight into a community as it tries to create something for the civic good.  —  Factchecking has become a cottage industry, a common — and expected — accompaniment to political events as they play out in real time.  News organizations now have factchecking arms …
Oct 8, 2012, 3:20 AM - In context

Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Inside the Star Chamber: How PolitiFact tries to find truth in a world of make-believe   —  WASHINGTON — PolitiFact's “Star Chamber” is like Air Force One: It's not an actual room, just the name of wherever Bill Adair happens to be sitting when it's time to break out the Truth-O-Meter and pass judgment on the words of politicians.
Aug 21, 2012, 12:20 PM - In context

Craig Newmark / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Fact-checking should be part of how news organizations earn trust   —  Okay, I'm not in the news business, and I'm not going to tell anyone how to do their job.  However, it'd be good to have news reporting that I could trust again, and there's evidence that fact checking is an idea whose time has come.
Jan 14, 2012, 7:30 AM - In context

Alec MacGillis / The New Republic:
The Hard Truth About Fact-Checking   —  My colleague Jonathan Cohn and plenty of others have done yeoman's work today in challenging PolitiFact's awarding of its “lie of the year” award to the Democrats' claim that the Paul Ryan proposal approved by House Republican would “end Medicare.”
Dec 20, 2011, 4:50 PM - In context

Arianna Huffington / The Huffington Post:
Mitt Romney Brazenly Lies and the Media Lets Him Slide   —  Last week, a lot of media attention was devoted to latest GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich using the word “humane” in a debate answer about illegal immigration, suggesting we should avoid policies that tear families apart.
Nov 29, 2011, 2:10 PM - In context

The Fact-Checking Explosion   —  In a bitter political landscape marked by rampant allegations of questionable credibility, more and more news outlets are launching truth-squad operations.  Posted: Thu, Dec. 2 2010  —  Cary Spivak (cspivak01@gmail.com) is an investigative reporter …
Dec 2, 2010, 1:45 PM - In context




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