Tag: Fact Checker
Kyra Haas In the ongoing fight against a torrent of political misinformation, fact-checkers must carefully choose their battles. I spent my semester at PolitiFact’s Washington, D.C., bureau through the Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Innovation Fellowship program, helping fact-check in the weeks leading up to and following the 2018 midterm election. My early assignments focused in … Continued
Angie Holan, editor of PolitiFact, speaks with us about fact-checking, how to get started and why it’s an important part of journalism today. Watch our next segment to see what Missouri residents thought about each of the claims we fact-checked and their opinions on fact-checking websites provided by news organizations.