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From Emdashes,

Where all those facts you read come from:

For practical deadline reasons, newspapers don’t have independent “fact checkers,” relying instead on their reporters and editors to get things right. Nor do book publishers usually make any effort to reconfirm the facts in manuscripts they publish. Yet oddly, newspapers and books are the main sources fact checkers use to “check” the facts they approve for publication.

A short and factually accurate article from The New Republic

Written by Demosthenes

March 10, 2008 at 9:40 pm

Posted in On the media

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