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Obama’s 99% Birth Control Figure So Wrong the Washington Post Notices

The Washington Post and its “Fact Checker,” Glenn Kessler, gave the media a rating of “two pinocchios” for failing to verify a claim made by President Obama and repeated by others including the press concerning the number of Catholic women using birth control. In a February 10th press briefing, the President used a “nearly 99 [...]
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Nice, But Not Enough: WaPo's Kessler Gives 'Four Pinocchios' to Dems' Koch Bros. Ad Claim

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (6 months ago)

Washington Post "Fact Checker" blogger Glenn Kessler has given "Four Pinocchios" ("a whopper") to a pro-Democratic group's political ad opposing the U.S. Senate candidacy of Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy. The claim: The Koch Bro... Read Post

WashPost Awards Two 'Pinocchios' to Media for Inaccurate '98 Percent of Catholic Women Use Contraceptives' Claim

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

In Sunday's Washington Post, their "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler caught up with some social conservative bloggers (like Mollie Hemingway at Get Religion) and assigned "two Pinocchios" to the media -- for regurgitating a bad statistic... Read Post

WaPo's Kessler Assigns Three 'Pinocchios' to True Claim Obama Missing Nearly Half His Intel Briefings

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (2 years ago)

Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler publisheda column yesterday attempting to debunk the claim in an American Crossroads television spot that President Obama skipped almost half of his intelligence briefings. Kessler assigned... Read Post


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