The FJP: 7 Smart Thoughts About Fact-Checking

Originally posted this over at futurejournalismproject:

In the aftermath of the conventions, we know politicians aren’t exactly clear or honest in their speech, and the press handling of it opened up an interesting can of worms.

As BuzzFeed reported, Romney’s aides (specifically pollster Neil Newhouse) laid down the law:

Fact checkers come…

8 September 2012 ·

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    Every reporter ever, read this
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    A-fucking-men. As Jon Stewart said, “When did fact checking...from journalism?”
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    It’s a long post, but a great read. Very thought provoking and interesting, especially if you’re interested in politics...
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    the comment above ^. To sum up, fact checkers are, apparently, too biased in their analysis (bullshit), and that...

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