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Or perhaps not. The message may be the message that “they” want you to believe. Know your source. Think critically. And then read the stuff that the Robot wants you to read.
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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/19/2019
by Media Bias Fact Check on November 19, 2019 at 12:06 pm
The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by White House: In an April 21 call, President Trump “expressed his commitment to work together with President-elect Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people to implement reforms that strengthen democracy, increase […]
Daily Source Bias Check: Commentary Magazine
by Media Bias Fact Check on November 19, 2019 at 9:00 am
RIGHT BIAS These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. Overall, we rate Commentary Magazine […]
Why the nation should screen all students for trauma like California does
by Sunny Shin, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University on November 18, 2019 at 2:04 pm
California's surgeon general has implemented schoolwide screenings for trauma. A social work professor explains why the rest of the nation should do the same. […]
How gene-edited white blood cells are helping fight cancer
by Piyush K. Jain, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, UF Health Cancer Center, University of Florida on November 18, 2019 at 2:04 pm
In a new study, a team of US scientists have used gene editing to change the genetic code of white blood cells and transform them into more efficient tumor fighting cells. How did they do it? […]