Friday, 30 August 2019
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