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Ahead of South Carolina Republican primary, reporters fact-check candidate’s immigration policy claims

My beat for Mobile and Social Media Journalism this semester will be immigration and migration. It’s a topic I’m excited to delve into through blog posts about national media coverage and multimedia packages reporting on relevant local news. 619 more words

Mobile And Social Media Journalism

Fact Check: Water Polo

I always wondered how they kept the horses from slipping on the bottom of the pool when playing water polo. Imagine my disappointment yesterday when I learned that water polo is not played on horses.

Fact Check

Still no sign of "Jungle Raj" in Bihar

The Feb 5 daytime killing by AK-47 wielding gunmen of Lok Janshakti Party leader Brijnath Singh, himself a murder accused, has revived allegations that Bihar is witnessing a return to “Jungle Raj”, the period of lawlessness that occurred under former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav in the 1990s and early 2000s. 316 more words

Bharatiya Janata Party

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic New Hampshire debate

EDITOR’S NOTE:

EDITOR’S NOTE:  A look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don’t tell the full story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. 1,527 more words

National / World

Blaming Hillary for Bill

Hillary apologists insist that one shouldn’t hold her responsible for abominations perpetrated by her husband, like the crime bill and the end of welfare. There’s some truth to that; she wasn’t the one with executive power. 322 more words

Fact Checking "The Finest Hours"

The Finest Hours is a faithful and truthful telling of the rescue of crewmen on the tanker the SS Pendleton.

Truthful does not in all cases mean factual.   1,277 more words

Contemporary Commentary

The Private Sector Is NOT Doing Well Under Rauner

Frank Manzo IV is the Policy Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI). Visit ILEPI at www.illinoisepi.org or follow ILEPI on Twitter @illinoisEPI. This post is part of… 308 more words