Friday, 30 August 2019

The Washington Post’s Latest Fact Check of Bernie Sanders Is Really Something

quote [ Why did the paper’s fact checker call Bernie Sanders’s accurate claim about medical bankruptcies “mostly false”? ]

There's quite the shit storm going around lately over fact checkers pulling innocuous statements out of otherwise factual arguments and creating entire narratives about misleading the public.

Citations Needed did a great episode on what purpose "Fact Checkers" serve and who they're benefiting. Episode 83: The Unchecked Conservative Ideology of US Media’s ‘Fact-Check’ Verticals

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[by steele@5:48pmGMT]

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