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Political Journalist Tweets Repeat Rather Than Fact Check Presidential Candidate Claims

Industries / Media : FishbowlDC

A recently published paper in The International Journal of Press/Politics says that 60 percent of tweets by political journalists during debates repeat a presidential candidate’s claims rather than fact check them for accuracy. The ...

Survey: Journalists tend to publish first, check facts later

Industries / Media : Media Wire

An international survey by Dutch firm ING indicates most journalists publish stories first and check their facts later. Just 20 percent of journalist respondents said they always fact-check before publishing. In sum, the report says...

Clinton vs. Trump: 36 fact checks from the final presidential debate

Lifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

In their third and final debate, the two candidates didn't disappoint our ready and waiting fact check team at NBC News and PolitiFact. In a wild 90-minute debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brought up dozens of inaccuracies, ...

Fact Checking NPR’s Final Presidential Debate Fact Check: Yes, Chicago has Strict Gun Laws

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media

NPR’s fact-checking had caveats, such as when Donald Trump railed against Chicago’s strict gun laws, NPR agreed that Trump was right. However, they added that the illegal guns flow in from the neighboring state of Indiana. Trump was...

Fact Check: NPR uses ‘Anti-Abortion’ Moniker to Describe the Pro-Life Movement

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media

This from their fact-check of last night’s final presidential debate, regarding Donald Trump’s pro-life statements: This has been a major reason many evangelicals and other social conservatives have cited for supporting Trump, despi...


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