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Eric Black

Eric Black Ink covers politics and government in Minnesota and the United States, the historical background of topics and other issues.

On facticity, falsehoods and the rise of fact-checking

On facticity, falsehoods and the rise of political fact checking

Many purported facts are half-true or three-quarters-true and a person who really wanted to understand which parts were which needed help sorting it out. This led to the creation of the fact checkers.