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January 11, 2019

I DUNNO, I THINK IT HAPPENED BEFORE THAT: January 2019: When media fact-checkers finally jumped the shark.

But this is right: “If your fact check consists of ‘this is true, but’ you are no longer checking a fact. You are engaged in an argument, and therefore, you’re guilty of misleading your readers — which, we thought, was the opposite of your job description.”