A serious attempt to fact-check fact-checking.
Washington Post :: Sixteenth in a series of endless, tireless, exhaustive, hairsplitting, obsessive, resounding, never-before-attempted, conclusive posts on the fact-checking industry.
[Erik Wemple:] Though the idea behind the fact-checks is to hold politicians accountable for their words, there’s another benefit: They drive stupendous amounts of traffic to their host Web sites. How do we know this?
"Fact-checking: A consumer-driven movement" - Thoughts, statements by Erik Wemple, www.washingtonpost.com
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