Category: Dan Ward

Should Fact-Checks Have Expiration Dates?

by Dan Ward I’ve written often about my concerns about the “fact check” genre.  When journalists review statements and assign grades such as... Read More »

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Will Automation Put the Fact in Fact-Check?

by Dan Ward Automated fact-checking may be the wave of the future, according to this Poynter Institute story, and that could be a good thing if it ... Read More »

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Everything Else

by Dan Ward I read a tweet today in which George Orwell was quoted: “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything e... Read More »

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The Antidote to Hateful Speech is More Speech

by Dan Ward When I first read about the violent protests at UC Berkeley over a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, I was prepared to respond from ... Read More »

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Folders Are Our Friend

by Dan Ward When I saw the stories about Kris Kobach and his proposed plan as a potential leader of the Department of Homeland Security, my first tho... Read More »

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