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So often fact checkers like Snopes and PoltiFact present themselves as the last guardians of truth. But who guards the guardians and ensures they don't go astray?
The New York Times claims public schools can't reopen like private schools because the latter has more funding. That is simply not true.
A look at data surrounding police brutality to various races.
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's "40%-$400" statistic is completely false, as any brief fair-minded examination of the data will show.
Teenage sensation climate-activist Greta Thunberg talks a big emotionally-fraught game, but her claims aren't backed up by the data.
The facts are clear that students, parents, and taxpayers have paid increasingly more for higher education, with dubious results.
The biggest money in politics, by far, is wielded by media corporations and lawmakers.
Prominent organizations and individuals have repeatedly misled the public about the life-threatening consequences of illegal immigration and the role that a comprehensive border barrier would play in reducing them.
The survey shows that many voters are not only uninformed about major issues—they are positively misinformed.
In this era of #MeToo and rampant sexual assault allegations, many media outlets, politicians, and scholars are misleading people about the prevalence of rape.
Activists are calling a gubernatorial candidate racist for using the term “monkey this up.” The press is spreading these charges while failing to reveal that others have used this phrase in the same way: as a synonym for “mess things up.”
The vast majority of voters blame the Social Security Program's problems on an imaginary cause.
Clear and abundant data show that regulations may have harmed the U.S. economy, which means that deregulation may help it.
Given that the lives of schoolchildren and teachers hang in the balance, twisting the truth or hiding from it could have deadly outcomes.
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