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Thursday, September 2, 2021
MetaFact Group: PolitiFact “fact-checks” accurate reporting about study showing vaccines provide less immunity than prior infections
A relative newcomer to the fact-checking the fact-checkers club, MetaFact Group , today published an on-target item showing yet another exam...
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Search engine update!
Occasionally we get curious about how search engines are treating the PolitiFact Bias site. We have a number of SEO advantages, perhaps the ...
Friday, August 27, 2021
PolitiFact creates smear of Dan Patrick by evaluating invented claim
PolitiFact took something Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) said and completely transformed it into something PolitiFact could give a "False&quo...
Thursday, August 19, 2021
PolitiFact supplies misleading missing context
This week the fact checkers at PolitiFact fixed a supposed problem with missing context by supplying completely misleading context. Gohmert...
Saturday, August 14, 2021
PolitiFact's shell game with claim selection
There they go again. We've pointed out the bias inherent in PolitiFact's choices about what parts of a claim to rate. And they'r...
Sunday, August 8, 2021
PolitiFact attack on DeSantis attacks a straw man
PolitiFact's supposed fact check of Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) of Florida did not fact check what DeSantis said. Instead it attacked a straw ...
Thursday, August 5, 2021
PolitiFact has it both ways on 'vaccination'
PolitiFact's July 30, 2021 fact check confirming as "Mostly True" that Gen. George Washington "mandated smallpox vaccin...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
PolitiFact accidentally tells the truth about the Hunter Biden laptop
PolitiFact tried so hard to bury the Hunter Biden laptop story in a June 14, 2021 story that it ended up accidentally telling the truth abo...
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