Monthly Archive: June 2022

Correction requests submitted to PolitiFact, June 27, 2022

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On June 27, 2022, Zebra Fact Check sent a correction request to PolitiFact via [email protected] PolitiFact issued a “Mostly True” rating for President Biden’s claim that the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision made the United States “an outlier among developed nations in the world.” We explained to PolitiFact it used an unrealistic approach to defining “developed nations” that was inconsistent with…
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Complaint to the International Fact-Checking Network about PolitiFact, June 8, 2022

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A PolitiFact fact check got out ahead of the facts, evident after Uvalde, Texas law enforcement issued contradictory reports about events surrounding a shooting incident. PolitiFact obscured from readers that it issued apparent false reports while relying on official sources. Instead of admitting it changed its reporting, PolitiFact told readers it updated its story with new information that came out…
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