Tag Archives: Fact Checking

‘Hemingway Didn’t Say That’ (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka) : NPR

  Ernest Hemingway, pictured in 1948, and other famous figures throughout world history are often wrongly given credit for quotes and phrases. The author of Hemingway Didn't Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations aims to set the record straight. Anonymous/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Ernest Hemingway, pictured in 1948, and other famous figures throughout world history are often wrongly given credit for quotes and phrases. The author of Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations aims to set the record straight. Anonymous/ASSOCIATED PRESS

There are tons of quotes from famous people out there — and a lot of them are just plain wrong. Author Garson O’Toole has dedicated himself to setting the record straight.

Source: ‘Hemingway Didn’t Say That’ (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka) : NPR

Checking Facts – MEJO 153: Writing and Reporting – LibGuides at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Journalism School, UNC, Librarian.. on Fact Checking.. really good resource!
Source: Checking Facts – MEJO 153: Writing and Reporting – LibGuides at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com

You can see Hoaxy here or direct at
http://hoaxy.iuni.iu.edu/

Try a search on “Obama” and pick recent to see some “fake news” listings.. my check just now showed no one was fact-checking a reported post on Obama increasing the national debt… just one example…


Richard Drew/AP/File | Caption
Richard Drew/AP/File | Caption

A free tool known as ‘Hoaxy,’ developed by Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, aims to provide a better understanding of how fake news makes its way across the internet.

Source: Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com