Tag Archives: PolitiFact

History is happening, and we’re not just watching

Which recent hurricane got the least amount of attention from TV news broadcasters? Irma Maria Harvey Thomas Jefferson said, “Government that governs least governs best.” True False Mitch McConnell shows up most on which cable TV news channel? CNN Fox … Continue reading

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TV News Record: 1,340 fact checks collected and counting

A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. In an era when social media algorithms skew what people see online, the Internet … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Wayback Machine saves deleted prez tweets

A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. In this week’s TV News Archive roundup, we explain how presidential tweets are forever, show … Continue reading

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TV News Record: North Korea plus Vox on Fox

A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. This week we look at how different cable networks explained newly inflamed U.S.-North Korea tensions. … Continue reading

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McConnell, Schumer, Ryan, Pelosi fact-checked clips featured in new TV News Archive collections

Today the Internet Archive’s TV News Archive unveils growing TV news collections focused on congressional leadership and top Trump administration officials, expanding our experimental Trump Archive to other newsworthy government officials. Together, all of the collections include links to more … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Donald Trump Jr makes “email” popular on TV again

This week the term “email” took on a new meaning in the annals of political controversy, President Donald Trump traveled to Poland, and the Senate continued to struggle with health care reform. Email back on TV following Trump Jr.’s release … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Focus on North Korea

By Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman Following the U.S. government’s confirmation that North Korea had successfully fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, we focus on statements by public officials and pundits on the nuclear threat from the Korean Peninsula, including some … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Fox on CNN, getting Gorsuch right + fact-checks

We changed our name! Our weekly updates from the TV News Archive are now titled TV News Record, to reflect our goal of providing many ways for viewers to put the news in context, whether through fact checks from our … Continue reading

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TV news fact-checked: health care & more + this press briefing will not be televised

by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman This week the Senate released its version of health care, so to mark the occasion we offer a trio of recent health care fact checks from The Washington Post‘s Fact Checker. Other fact-checking highlights include: a claim … Continue reading

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TV news fact-checked: Donald and Ivanka Trump

By Katie Dahl Our fact-checking partners spent time on the Trumps this week, covering Ivanka Trump’s claim about women in STEM occupations and the President’s claims about James Comey and Michael Flynn, record-setting nominations delays, how long it actually took … Continue reading

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