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In the case of another serial offender, “Mylan Settles U.S. Claims on EpiPen,” The Wall Street Journal, August 18, 2017 B5.  Mylan pays $465 million for misclassifying the EpiPen as a generic, which affects how Medicaid reimbursements are made. 25 more words

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I'm teaching a fact-checking workshop in Seattle on November 4th

I’ll be teaching a fact-checking workshop in Seattle on Saturday, November 4th for the Northwest Independent Editors Guild. This will be a practical how-to workshop for anyone interested in accuracy–editors, writers, or readers–and registration is open to all. 232 more words

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BBC R4's 'Today' fails to give full account of Western Wall story

Back in late June the BBC News website produced an article about a dispute concerning prayer arrangements at the Western Wall which failed to provide readers… 1,085 more words

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BBC bias on terrorism highlighted again in reports from Spain

As was the case when vehicular terror attacks took place in Stockholm, Nice, Berlin and London, despite its supposed policy of avoiding the word ‘terrorist’ without attribution in order to avoid “value judgements”, the BBC made appropriate use of that and related terminology when reporting on the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils on August 17th and 18th. 500 more words

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How Barcode Scanning system saves Customer time & increase Efficiency of Supermarket

Barcode

•Barcodes are machine readable symbols in the form of numbers and parallel lines used universally to identity and track products.

•Barcodes play a key role in supply chains, enabling retailers, manufacturers, and transport providers to easily identify and track products as they move through the supply chain. 314 more words

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Is a BBC WS claim about Israeli politicians true?

The August 16th edition of the BBC World Service programme ‘Newshour‘ included an item (from 48:53 here) in which the BBC managed to shoehorn Israel into its coverage of last weekend’s shocking incidents in Virginia, USA. 636 more words

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Norwegian Forest Cats?

Claim: this is a photo of two Norwegian Forest Cats.

Photo credit: Alla Lebedeva

The claim is false. They are Siberian cats called Pooh and Tyoma. 15 more words

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