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Politics and the Art of Fact-Checking

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Politics and the Art of Fact-Checking

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Politics and the Art of Fact-Checking

Politics and the Art of Fact-Checking

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about the art of fact checking — what purpose does it serve, and where does it fall short? Pesca reports that despite intense media scrutiny of every word the candidates say or write, they still mostly get away with stretching the truth.

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