FactCheck

FactCheck

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Political Fact Check is a project whose stated aims are to monitor "the factual accuracy of what is said in the nation’s political arena" in order to "reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics." It is run by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and funded by the Annenberg Foundation. Its website Factcheck.org presents analyses by two former mainstream journalists, Brooks Jackson and Viveca Novak, academic researcher Kathleen Hall Jamieson, and staff writers. Most of its content consists of rebuttals to inaccurate, misleading, or ...

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Media: Online
Audience: Small audience (10-100K) (English)
Scope: National
Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
Owners: Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania | nonprofit_organization | Managers: Brooks Jackson, Viveca Novak, Kathleen Hall Jamieson
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Location: 320 National Press Building, Washington, DC, 20045, US
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Edited By: Martha Rosler
Last Edit: Nov 17, 2007 - 2:24 PM PST
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Top Topics: Politics (294), U.S. (252), Business (133), Presidential Election 2008 (83), Health (78), Obama Administration (71), Health Care (67), U.S. Economy (61), Republicans (53), Presidential Election 2012 (52), World (48), Media (45), Jobs (41), Living (40), Media and Politics (37)...
Top Authors: Brooks Jackson (92), Lori Robertson (85), Eugene Kiely (58), Robert Farley (44), Viveca Novak (36), Justin Bank (36), Jess Henig (32), Emi Kolawole (25), Joe Miller (23), D'angelo Gore (10), Jessica Henig (10), D’angelo Gore (9), Ben Finley (5), Michael Morse (5), Carolyn Auwaerter (5)...
Top Formats: Fact Check (142), News Analysis (55), Special Report (38), News (31), Review (26), Opinion (3), News Report (3), Research (2), Investigative Report (1), Other (1), Comment (1)
 

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Quality
3.9
Facts
4.1
Fairness
3.9
Information
4.0
Insight
4.0
Sourcing
4.1
Style
3.8
Accuracy
4.1
Balance
3.8
Context
3.7
Depth
3.7
Enterprise
3.6
Expertise
4.0
Originality
4.1
Relevance
4.1
Transparency
4.4
Responsibility
4.1
Popularity
3.9
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3.8
Credibility
4.5
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