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How fact-checkers are dealing with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

This segment originally aired Oct. 19, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. VICE News visited the PolitiFact office on Sept. 26 to see what it’s like to watch a presidential debate with a group of
Facebook ‘Disputed News’ Tag Goes Live

Facebook ‘Disputed News’ Tag Goes Live

The biggest move yet to get a handle on ‘fake news.’
Facebook ‘Disputed News’ Tag Goes Live

Facebook ‘Disputed News’ Tag Goes Live

The biggest move yet to get a handle on ‘fake news.’
Facebook’s Fact Checking Can Make Fake News Spread Even Faster

Facebook’s Fact Checking Can Make Fake News Spread Even Faster

Some sites say traffic to their stories skyrocketed after Facebook applied a warning.
Facebook’s Fact Checking Can Make Fake News Spread Even Faster

Facebook’s Fact Checking Can Make Fake News Spread Even Faster

Some sites say traffic to their stories skyrocketed after Facebook applied a warning.
Facebook Fact Checkers Say Efforts to Fight ‘Fake News’ Failing

Facebook Fact Checkers Say Efforts to Fight ‘Fake News’ Failing

Journalists working for Facebook as part of the company's fact-checking initiative claim the site's fact-checking tools have failed and the entire operation was simply a PR campaign.
Nolte: Birth Tax — 80 Percent of Obamacare Mandate Paid by Those Making Less Than $50,000

Nolte: Birth Tax — 80 Percent of Obamacare Mandate Paid by Those Making Less Than $50,000

The Obamacare mandate is a brutal tax that increases the deficit and almost exclusively targets the working and middle class. It must be repealed.
PolitiFact Mocks Kayla Moore’s Statement That Doug Jones Supports ‘Full-Term Abortion’

PolitiFact Mocks Kayla Moore’s Statement That Doug Jones Supports ‘Full-Term Abortion’

PolitiFact is assisting Democrat Doug Jones in his attempt to walk back his support for abortion until birth by claiming he cannot possibly be an advocate for “full-term abortion” because the term is
Nolte: Media Close 2017 Proving Trump 100 Percent Correct About Fake News

Nolte: Media Close 2017 Proving Trump 100 Percent Correct About Fake News

The establishment media have closed 2017 by proving President Trump 100 percent correct about their massive fake news problem.

Politifact’s ‘lie of the year’ honor goes to Trump’s Russia denial

Yikes. The post Politifact’s ‘lie of the year’ honor goes to Trump’s Russia denial appeared first on The Daily Dot.

PolitiFact names its ‘2017 Lie of the Year’ — and it has to do with claims about Russian meddling

PolitiFact, the self-described fact-checking website that even NPR has admitted is biased, announced Wednesday that its “2017 Lie of the Year” is President Donald Trump’s statement, during an…
Shocker! Clarke Caught Telling Lies!

Shocker! Clarke Caught Telling Lies!

If former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is known for one thing, it's his irresponsible rhetoric. The most recent and egregious example came just a few days ago when he managed to get himself
Google adds fact-checks to searches for conservative news sites

Google adds fact-checks to searches for conservative news sites

"Vox, and other left-wing outlets and blogs like Gizmodo, are not given the same fact-check treatment." The post Google adds fact-checks to searches for conservative news sites appeared first on Hot
Trump’s State of the Union crashed a fact-checking website

Trump’s State of the Union crashed a fact-checking website

The jokes came quickly. The post Trump’s State of the Union crashed a fact-checking website appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Politifact: We’re hiring Alan Grayson to be a “reader advocate” for us! Also Politifact: Alan Grayson is fired.

Politifact: We’re hiring Alan Grayson to be a “reader advocate” for us! Also Politifact: Alan Grayson is fired.

Standards. The post Politifact: We’re hiring Alan Grayson to be a “reader advocate” for us! Also Politifact: Alan Grayson is fired. appeared first on Hot Air.

PolitiFact, often accused of bias against Republicans, brings on congressmen for accountability

PolitiFact, the popular fact-checking website that has been accused of anti-GOP bias and has at times been criticized by both liberals and conservatives, has brought…
Bay Area Income Inequality Among Highest in America

Bay Area Income Inequality Among Highest in America

Brookings Institution research confirms that the San Francisco Bay Area has the highest income inequality levels in the United States.

NV-Gov: PolitiFact—known for its share of liberal bias—rules ad falsely targeted GOP nominee Laxalt

PolitiFact, which has been accused of its share of anti-Republican bias, just ruled that a TV advertisement against Adam Laxalt — Nevada’s GOP gubernatorial nominee…