Just Facts has summarized five facts and five falsehoods about events that captured the public’s attention in 2017 and have truly important implications.
Two New York Times op-eds contain misinformation about firearms that could deceive people into making decisions that lead to suffering and deaths.
A scientific poll undercuts Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s claim that sexism played a role in Hillary Clinton’s 2016 election loss.
The current federal debt situation is a clear and present danger to all Americans, but especially the young.
Rainfall and hurricane activity are well within the bounds of natural variation, and there is no cogent evidence that they have increased over the past century.
Politicians, journalists, and commentators have twisted beyond recognition Trump’s words about the violence in Charlottesville.
Attempts by Snopes, PolitiFact, and the Huffington Post to refute evidence of illegal voting by non-citizens are littered with sophomoric fallacies.
PolitiFact has used omissions and outright falsehoods to deny evidence of illegal voting by non-citizens.
“Media Bias Fact Check,” a media outlet that claims to be “dedicated to educating the public on media bias and deceptive news practices,” is either inept or dishonest.