Fact Checking – The Newest Trend


The Daily Skeptic Blog

Keeping in mind that the internet is a relatively new invention for us. People are constantly becoming more and more connected and sharing information at a pace never before seen on Earth. But in a billboard-like way, news articles are trying to get attention anyway possible. Social Networking sites like Facebook do not help by condensing facts and stories down to a few sentences. The connectivity of the world and the need for quick and easy information has finally accumulated to a new type of propaganda – and we are finally fighting back.

It seems most have heard about fact checking articles and people in the 2016 presidential debate when Hillary Clinton imitated a crow and barking, “fact checkers!” every 5 minutes. And although we need to fact check everything, many use “fact check” as an argument – because no one will fact check it. It is far too hard…

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