Fact Checking

Fact-Checking Won’t Save Us From Fake News

January 4, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Fake news. We’ve used this phrase so many times in the past two months that it’s almost lost meaning — partly because it can mean so […]

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The Way To Fight Fake News Is Real News

December 29, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] On a Tuesday in November, a few hours after the president-elect of the United States tweeted a string of insults at journalists and suggested that Americans […]

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How Black Writers Can Help White Readers

December 29, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] “I’m a white male, and I am prejudiced,” the caller confessed. “What can I do to change? To become a better American?” Heather McGhee, president of […]

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The Making of an American Terrorist

December 19, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] On the morning that Robert Dear Jr. opened fire on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, he began the day by stopping by the hospital […]

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Trump’s War on the CIA Has Deep, Right-Wing Roots

December 15, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Donald Trump’s biggest fight during his transition to the presidency is with an unusual foe, the Central Intelligence Agency. Responding to a CIA assessment that the […]

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