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Title: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: Hawkmoon on February 10, 2019, 06:55:23 AM
https://nypost.com/2019/02/09/impartial-fact-checkers-are-revealing-their-partisanship-against-trump/


Title: Re: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: WLJ on February 10, 2019, 07:05:28 AM
Fact checking in the 21st Century

Does it fit the narrative?
Yes: It's true
No: It's false

Can it be twisted to fit the narrative?
Yes: It's true
No: It's false

Did Trump say it?
Yes: It's false
No: It's true


Title: Re: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: Ron on February 10, 2019, 07:05:57 AM
Weĺve been in a propaganda war for decades.

Somebody on the right has finally joined the actual battle, our President.


Title: Re: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: HankB on February 10, 2019, 09:31:30 AM
Yeah, they have "Politifact Texas" in the local rag, which I alternately refer to as "Politifake Texas" or "Politifraud Texas."  They have a tendency to take something a GOP politician didn't say, decide he SHOULD have said it, and then attack him for not saying it properly.  :facepalm:



Title: Re: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: BTR on February 11, 2019, 06:30:30 AM
Yeah, I pretty much take it for granted it something says "fact check" it is probably a lie.


Title: Re: Media fact checking in the 21st century
Post by: Ben on February 11, 2019, 06:55:03 AM
Yeah, I pretty much take it for granted it something says "fact check" it is probably a lie.

Word.