Fact Check

NewsGuard Defends New York Times Stealth Edit of Blackface Story: ‘Not All Changes Necessarily Corrections’

NewsGuard, the establishment-backed “fact checker” that according to one report is approximately twice as likely to rate a conservative news site as “untrustworthy” compared to a non-conservative news site, urged caution to critics of the New York Times’ recent decision to alter a headline about Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring admitting to wearing blackface without notifying readers.

The Associated Press

Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union: ‘It Will Take Days to Fact-check’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shuffled a large-type transcript of President Donald Trump’s speech during the State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. Afterwards, she condemned what she called the president’s “misrepresentations,” tweeting that they would “take days to fact-check.”

Nancy Pelosi papers SOTU (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Fresno Bee: Jim Costa Lied About Elizabeth Heng and Trump

A “fact check” by the Fresno Bee — hardly a conservative outlet — noted Wednesday that an ad by incumbent Democrat Jim Costa against Republican challenger Elizabeth Heng quoted her out of context in a misleading way.

GOP candidate Elizabeth Heng whose ad has been reinstated by Facebook

Fact Check: Obama’s Speech Attacking Trump at University of Illinois

The idea that re-electing Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, and electing Democrats who want to impeach the president, raise taxes, abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and extend Medicare to the entire country without a plan to pay for it represents a return to “sanity” is the biggest lie of all.

Obama Illinois (Scott Olson / Getty)