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Fact Checking
Chris Wallace moderates final presidential debate

Chris Wallace And The Banality Of Conservative Dishonesty

What makes Wallace such an effective purveyor of dishonesty is that he’s good at playing the part of the reasonable, “even-handed” journalist, even when what he’s saying is wrong.

October 20, 2016
Chris Wallace Debate Moderator

Chris Wallace Supported Debate Fact-Checking Before He Was Against It

Wallace’s assertion contradicts his performance as moderator of the March 3 Fox News Republican primary debate when he repeatedly told Trump “his numbers don’t add up.”

October 17, 2016
Trump tweets about his business

New Roundups Of Trump’s Lies Prove Why Fact-Checking Is Vital During Presidential Debates

The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Politico all independently published on September 24 and 25 reviews of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s “blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies” in just the last week.

September 26, 2016
debate moderator

Campaigns Differ On Whether Debate Moderator Should Challenge Lies

Campaign managers for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagreed Sunday on whether the moderator of Monday night’s debate, NBC’s Lester Holt, should challenge false assertions by the candidates.

September 26, 2016