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Writing will never earn you a paycheck. Only rewriting can do that. Scribble all you want, just be sure and scrub up really well afterward.
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What ‘Fact-Checking’ Means Online

What ‘Fact-Checking’ Means Online | Scribble and Scrub | Scoop.it

An oldie but goodie: If the Web has changed what qualifies as fact-checking, has it also changed what qualifies as a fact?

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A Propos Mike Daisey: Ode to Fact-Checking

A Propos Mike Daisey: Ode to Fact-Checking | Scribble and Scrub | Scoop.it

The first rule of fact-checking is that everything you read and hear is wrong. Were you to be hired as a fact-checker, as I was in 2007, at Mother Jones—or at the other remaining bastions of fact-checking, mostly a handful of magazines known for their reporting—you would be taught that information couldn't be trusted. It is, rather, presumed fallacious until proved otherwise.

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