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Fact-check false equivalence: Washington Post rates Ocasio-Cortez as bad as Trump

In an period when the president of america is an inveterate, recurring, day by day liar, about all issues nice and small, and particularly about himself, fact...

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The needle and the damage done: Another election night ruined by garbage “data journalism”

In fact, it’s straightforward to say: Simply report the election outcomes, and put it into context. However what occurs when company media — of their zeal to...