(READ) The true conflicts of interest behind self-appointed “fact checkers”
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April 30, 202110 min read, 1965 words

(READ) The true conflicts of interest behind self-appointed “fact checkers”(READ) The true conflicts of interest behind self-appointed “fact checkers”

Sharyl Attkisson
Published: April 30, 2021  |  10 min read, 1965 words
The following is a reprint of my Aug. 2020 investigation for RealClearInvestigations.A growing response to today’s chaotic information landscape sounds inviting and elegantly simple: appoint experts to “fact-check” news stories, blogs, speeches, studies, opinions, and political a...
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Apr 30
A good examination into the potential threat that information gatekeepers and politically motivated fact-checking organizations play across social media, search engines, mainstream narratives, and culture more broadly. I would have liked to have seen more information to back up the claim that 18/20 of the individuals on Facebook's Oversight Board have been funded by George Soros, but aside from a transparent right-leaning framing of the issue, it'd is a good take on the matter.
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