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Media Bias Fact Check: Incompetent or Dishonest?

Media Misinformation About Arming Teachers

Media Hypocrisy on Inciting Violence

Media Outlets Stir Racial Strife and Slander Trump for Urging Governors to Protect People’s Rights

Media Repeatedly Deceives Public in Hobby Lobby Coverage

Donald Trump and the Media Agree on Middle-Class Income, and They are Both Wrong

Major Media Stories Ignore Immigration Status of High-Profile Murderer

Media Promotes Junk Science on Fetal Pain

Tax Fairness Question at GOP Debate Rooted in Falsehood Spread by Media

Media and Politicians Twist Trump’s Words About Charlottesville

Support for “Soaking the Rich” Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

The Hard Facts on Covid-19 Science Denial

The Real “Big Money” in Politics

New York Times Spreads Falsehood That Motivated Murders of Police

Is the Official Covid-19 Death Toll Accurate?

Deadly Falsehoods About the Orlando Shooting and Gun Control

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Rape Facts and Falsehoods

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

Illegal Immigrants Are Far More Likely to Commit Serious Crimes Than the U.S. Public

Black People Do Not Suffer Disproportionately From Police Brutality

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

Should the U.S. Adopt Australia’s Strict Gun Laws?

Hurricanes, Rainfall, and Climate Change

In America, Women and Men Earn Equal Pay for Equal Work

Substantial Numbers of Non-Citizens Vote Illegally in U.S. Elections

The Washington Post’s Slander on Hurricanes and Climate Change

Public School Teachers Are Paid Far More Than Commonly Reported

CNN Butchers the Facts on Late-Term Abortions

Virginia Governor Issues False Statement Defending Late-Term Abortions

Climate Change Fears of Teen Activist Are Empirically Baseless

Beware of the “Fact Checkers”

Five Fallacies About Guns and Violence

Fetal Pain Facts and Falsehoods

Are the Oceans Plagued by Plastic?

Five Vital Facts About Obama’s Contraception Compromise

Are Incandescent Light Bulbs Being Banned?

Has Global Warming Turned the North Pole Into a Lake?

Lack of Assimilation is Economically Harming Latino Immigrants and Society

Widely Touted Study on State and Local Taxes is a Sham

Poll: Public Broadly Unaware that “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was Disproved by Obama Administration

What the $20 Trillion National Debt Means to You

Is President Trump’s Border Wall an Outdated, Ineffective Strategy?

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

Is Ocean Life on the Brink of Mass Extinction?

The Nation of Kiribati Is Growing, Not Sinking

The Term “Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific and Misleading

False Arguments Against Evidence of Vote Fraud

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Clinton and Obama’s Brazen Lie About the Iraq Withdrawal

Federal Government’s 2017 Fiscal Shortfall Is 74% Worse Than Reported Budget Deficit

Washington Post Publishes Historian’s False Racism Accusation Against Trump

Washington Post Misportrays the Death of Michael Brown

White House Pledge on Deportations Belied by Official Data and Actions

Roe v. Wade Allows Abortions for All 9 Months of Pregnancy, Not Just the First 3

Will Global Warming Flood the Coasts of the United States?

Vital Facts About Covid-19

Visa Overstays Don’t Negate the Benefits of Border Barriers

Smearing the South With False Charges of Racism

AOC’s Baseless Accusation That the U.S. Is a “Brutal, Barbarian Society”

The School Funding Inequity Farce

Activists and Journalists Mislead the Public About Carbon Pollution

How Biofuel Profiteers Fleece Average Americans

Bill Nye’s Unscientific Tirade on Abortion

Widespread Poverty Stats Greatly Overstate the Number of Americans Who Are Destitute

Vital Context on Obama’s Missile Defense Disclosure

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

Does the Social Security Trust Fund Really Exist?

The Washington Post Grossly Understates the Crime Rate of Illegal Immigrants

Think Progress Exaggerates Child Hunger by 8,000%

Did Bush Lie About Weapons of Mass Destruction?

Wash Post Repeatedly Botches Fact Check of Trump’s State of the Union Address

The Birthright Citizenship Debate

Is the Earth Warming Catastrophically Fast?

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

Associated Press Twists the Facts About Democrats’ Impeachment of Trump

Bans on Plastic Bags Harm the Environment

New Treasury Data Shows Federal Shortfall of $670,000 Per U.S. Household

The School Segregation Farce

Can We Prevent a Debt-Driven Economic Collapse Without Reforming Entitlements?

The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

Economy Declined as Government Spending Rose

Yes, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Are Planning to Legalize Abortion Up To Birth

Treasury Report: Federal Fiscal Shortfall is $603,000 per Household

Fetal Pain: Response to the Journal of the American Medical Association

The “Monkey This Up” Libel

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Articles from Just Facts Daily have been republished by numerous media outlets and organizations, such as the Wall Street Journal, CNS News, the Foundation for Economic Education, Yahoo News, Intellectual…

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Which of the following phrases accurately describes what the media calls “assault weapons”? 4 “Assault weapons,” a term often used by journalists, are semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns that share…

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…politicians and media outlets have been using the term “carbon pollution” to refer to carbon dioxide (CO2). This phrase is unscientific because CO2 is not “carbon,” just as H2O (water)…

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…by Just Facts shows that anxiety from reactions to Covid-19 — such as stay-at-home orders, business shutdowns, media exaggerations, and legitimate concerns about the virus — will destroy at least…

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…younger, one in 1,429 for peopled aged 50-64, and one in 220 for peopled aged 65 and older. The much higher fatality rates often reported by the media typically use…

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…and 15,000 murders per year. Thus, by focusing the public’s attention on selected events and ignoring others, the media, activists, and politicians sometimes create materially misleading impressions about their frequency….

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…than vice-versa. However, many media outlets and activists have spread the opposing narrative by focusing on a few cases among roughly 15,000 murders per year that occur in the United…

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…courts and defense attorneys do not pursue exonerations after the defendant dies. In reality, advocacy groups and media outlets investigate post-execution innocence cases, and in some cases, governments participate. Thus,…

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…the combined donations of all U.S. citizens to federal Republican campaigns and causes. Other large media corporations are also controlled by wealthy individuals, including the Washington Post, Time, and The…

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…who voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one later switched to the Republican Party. Many media outlets and activists have claimed that most racist Southern Democrats became Republicans,…

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…within the surveys’ margins of error: 92% in 1999, 98% in 2012, and 93% in 2015. Despite these facts and many others with similar implications, certain politicians, media outlets, and…

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…the rates often reported by the media. This is because they exclude from their denominators many people who don’t become ill and are never tested, thus exaggerating the death rate….

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…a number of media outlets and politicians have cited the same report to claim that that America’s schools are becoming more racially segregated. This is based on the report’s finding…

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…people,” the exact opposite of what he actually stated. Also contrary to many media stories, the court order that allowed the event to take place and a local NBC news…

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…of the nation’s annual economic output, higher than at any time in history, including the massive spike from World War II. Media outlets commonly blame rising debt on tax cuts…

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…U.S. during 1964-2017. By focusing the public’s attention on rare events and ignoring others that are far more common, the media, activists, and politicians sometimes create misleading impressions about their…

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…of this fact, NPR and other media outlets reported that these cuts “reduced Social Security’s revenues.” In reality, such laws transferred wealth from the highest-earning households to others because the…

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…many media outlets have vilified the governors of the states with these low death rates while showering praise on the governors of states with the highest death rates in the…

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…that Latinos are pulled over at the lowest rate, many media outlets and activists have cited the higher traffic stop rates of black people as proof of police discrimination. However,…

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…per year. This plethora of people and homicides enables the media, activists, and politicians to create misleading impressions about their frequency by focusing the public’s attention on certain events while…

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…of examining the broadest possible range of evidence instead of cherry picking selected time periods or areas. Media outlets sometimes flout this tenet of honest science, as documented at the…

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…Failing to account for all forms of worker compensation. (2) Adjusting compensation and productivity for inflation by using different price indexes. Nonetheless, many media outlets and politicians have used these…

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…does not bar them from owning shares in U.S. media corporations that endorse political candidates and publish articles, commentaries, and videos that influence U.S. elections. For example, Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos…

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Are most late-term abortions done for medical reasons? 2 Contrary to unsupported claims by politicians, activists, and media outlets, the disclosures of abortion providers reveal that most late-term abortions are…

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