Complaint to the International Fact-Checking Network regarding PolitiFact, April 6, 2019

complaint to the international fact-checking network about PolitiFact

Zebra Fact Check judges with high confidence that it sent a complaint about PolitiFact to the International Fact-Checking Network on April 6, 2019. The complaint details a minor research project conducted to estimate PolitiFact’s compliance with its claim that it publishes a page listing all the articles or Truth-O-Meter fact checks it has corrected or updated. Our research showed that 32 out of 67 corrected stories in our sample search failed to appear on PolitiFact’s list of corrected stories.

We offered that research to the International Fact-Checking Network as evidence PolitiFact fails to scrupulously adhere to an honest and open corrections policy.

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