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Fact Check 101
Coming up across the state, Fact Check 101 Workshops. Join Wisconsin Public Television's Adam Schrager to learn how to be an informed consumer this political season. Adam will share resources for truth-checking campaign claims and how to find out who is financially supporting the candidates you'll be voting for. Learn more and see if Adam is coming to a library near you.
Why Fact Checking Your Resume is Crucial
Searching for a new job? Accountingpros Recruiting + Staffing explains the importance of fact checking your resume before sending it out.
Fact Check: What’s up with California’s Beverage Container Recycling Program?
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is scheduled to provide a comprehensive update on the status of the state’s beverage container recycling program at its July 18, 2017,...
Fact check: Just how many infrastructure projects are underway?
There is a saying that numbers do not lie, but sometimes -- especially in politics -- the same set of numbers can end up telling very different stories. So, when one MP told the House of Commons that construction hasn't started on 96 per cent of infrastructure projects, and another said 60 per cent of projects are already underway, who's right?
We taught more than 5,500 teenagers fact-checking skills this week. Here’s what we learned.
Future fact-checkers of America Hey y’all, it’s Daniel. In this newsletter, we spend a lot of time reporting on and analyzing some of the internet’s biggest problems — and how fact-checkers do (or don’t) help solve them But this week, I have some good news for you: The kids are alright. On Monday, I traveled to Detroit to teach middle and high school students how to fact-check misinformation online. The trip was part of MediaWise, a relatively new media literacy initiative hosted by…
The Week in Fact-Checking: Tips for holding a fact-checking event
Holding a session on fact-checking — for journalists, universities or community members — can be a great way to share your knowledge, gain exposure or raise revenue for your organization. Want to try it? The American Press Institute sponsored three fact-checking “boot camps” earlier this year, and has compiled tips and materials from each to …
EdTech Tip: Fact Checking
When educational content goes digital, there is a tendency to pick up and adapt processes that were used for print. Often that works well, but shifts in thinking are usually needed. When it comes to fact checking print products, for example, we assumed that if a fact was correct when published, it would not be considered an egregious …
How to Fact Check The Atlantic
“Our pieces seek to be thought-provoking and interesting, but to be truly insightful, they must be right.”
Facebook Should Fact-Check
5 fact-checking tips for editors
Facts matter in all types of writing, especially in news and informational texts. Errors of fact can damage a writer’s credibility and cause embarrassment, and they can irritate readers. Many…
Fact check: What is the moon?
In a tweet, President Trump appeared to indicate that the moon is part of Mars. He also seemed to overlook his own administration's efforts to have the United States send astronauts back to the moon.
Fact Check: The Facts on White Nationalism
In the wake of the attack on two New Zealand mosques, President Donald Trump said he did not see white nationalism as a rising threat around the world, but rather “a small group of people that have very,...
FACT CHECK: What Is Presidents Day?
What are we celebrating on the holiday known as 'Presidents Day'? Is it really a holiday at all?
Why you stink at fact-checking
Cognitive psychologists know the way our minds work means we not only don't notice errors and misinformation we know are wrong, we also then remember them as true.
Fact-checking : how we work
As well as traditional journalism skills, we use a number of simple tools for verifying online information, some common sense and a lot of caution.
How to write a clear fact check
Fact-checkers often have to check statements that are confusing, unsupported and unclear. The fact check addressing it should be the opposite.
What the Washington Post missed in their suppressor fact check
The Washington Post just published an astonishingly good fact check on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Americans for a Responsible Solution’s nonsense claims about firearms suppressors. Both Senator Gillibrand and ARS trotted out the same old talking points from the radical left; suggesting that any increased access to firearms or firearm components will harm not only law enforcement but the entire nation. This time, they were attacking…
A guide to fact-checking arrives at the perfect time
Brooke Borel and the University of Chicago Press release a fitting book for a presidential election full of falsehoods.
Fact Check: '100-Day Action Plan' Scorecard
As a candidate, Donald Trump issued a “100-day action plan to Make America Great Again.” It contained 28 promises, and Trump says he is “mostly there on most items.” But is he? Our review of his action...