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The necessity and unfortunate failures of fact-checkers

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January 1, 2022, not only ushered in the new year but also marked the 39th anniversary of the creation of the internet. And with Myspace and Facebook launching in the early 2000s, it’ll soon be 20 years since social media became a part of everyday life for the majority of Americans.  But the internet’s ever-present […]

Fact checking…Misinformation

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In another example of the power of social media, calls of bias and unfairness from the Washington Post spread to mainstream media outlets after a Facebook post at the end of April. The image in the Facebook post claimed that the Washington Post was going to discontinue fact checking on President Biden for the remainder […]

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