Corrections to our critique of Aaron Huertas and the Poynter Institute

After we posted our critique of Aaron Huertas’ evidence backing his claim about a Florida government gag order on discussion of climate change, Huertas contacted … Continue reading

Wrong date on Jefferson’s letter to Col. Humphries

A reader pointed out we put the wrong date on Thomas Jefferson’s letter to Col. David Humphries in our article about George Washington’s views on … Continue reading

Wrong equal pay equation

We gave too little thought to the math of “Equal Pay Day” in our criticism of the Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler, concluding in the third-to … Continue reading

Revisiting Muslims, apostasy and capital punishment

In a commentary piece we did in 2013, we developed a chart, based on Pew Research survey data, attempting to show the percentage of Muslims … Continue reading

Correction to our report of a contraceptive study

An anonymous visitor used our “Report an Error” feature on Dec. 14, 2014: Please describe the error: You cite a study that finds: “researchers from … Continue reading

The old omitted word trick

In a July 19, 2014 fact check of an Associated Press fact check, we omitted a word in our summary section leading to the need … Continue reading

Correction: The Deportation Deception Pre-emption

In our first major (known) blunder of 2014, we hit the “publish” button prematurely on a work that’s still early in progress. We unpublished that … Continue reading

Misidentifying Nancy Metcalf’s error

On July 14, 2013, we published a fact check of a claim from Consumer Reports’ website about the supposed savings for medical insurance consumers as … Continue reading

Correction: The Bureau of Labor Statistics still tracks CPI-E

Contrary to what we stated in our post reviewing AARP’s description of chained CPI, the Bureau of Labor statistics continues to track an experimental version … Continue reading

Correction: House Republicans and the Sequestration Blame Game

We used the wrong roll call vote to provide background information on our fact check of the House Republican Conference claim that President Obama was … Continue reading