Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

The most recent articles on PunditFact

The fact-checker's guide to viral graphics contrasting Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

Pushing back against analysis of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' similar Senate records, viral charts are cropping up to show how Sanders is the more progressive candidate (even Clickhole got in the game).

Fact-checking the Aug. 30 news shows

Hillary Clinton's decision to so-far ignore the Sunday talk show circuit has given Bernie Sanders plenty of chances to sell his message.

PunditFact previews the Aug. 30 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Scoring the news, one year later

For more than a year, PunditFact’s network scorecards have tracked fact-checks of claims made on the major cable and news networks.

Fact-checking the Aug. 23 Sunday shows

Republican presidential candidates and their surrogates explain why they support an end to birthright citizenship and stepped-up border resources.

Why we fact-check political cartoons

Sometimes the funny pages can get serious.

Fact-checking Trump, Sanders and Carson on Aug. 16 shows

The candidates depart from the Iowa State Fair's fried food excess and explain their views on the Iran nuclear deal, health care spending and tax reform.

PunditFact previews the Aug. 16 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Fact-checking the pundits on the early race for the White House

Pundits are cranking up their commentary on the White House race, and it's not all Trump Trump Trump. (Well, some of it is, but we've fact-checked claims about other candidates, too.)

Fact-checking the Ferguson protests, one year from Michael Brown's death

As the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., passes, we look back at our fact-checks about police issues and race.

Fact-checking the GOP's relationship with women

Donald Trump's comments on women and Megyn Kelly dominate the political discussion, though Ohio Gov. John Kasich tries to remind viewers about his own experience in government.

PunditFact previews the Aug. 9 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Why we fact-checked Jon Stewart and The Daily Show, and 11 reasons we’re sad to see him go

Stewart’s show was a catalyst for nearly 80 different fact-checks or stories of ours in the last six years — though sometimes we wondered whether we could seriously fact-check his "comedy show."

PolitiFact Sheet: 8 things to know about the Planned Parenthood controversy

Controversial videos released by an anti-abortion group have highlighted the murky guidelines for using fetal tissue for research purposes. Confused about what’s going on? We’re here to help.  

Fact-checking the Aug. 2 news shows

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump phoned in four interviews as other Republicans in the presidential race turned up their attacks.