Thursday, January 29th, 2015

After the Fact

Kai Ryssdal

'Marketplace' host Kai Ryssdal corrects report on CBO and minimum wage

Ryssdal offered a correction during a Marketplace broadcast on Feb. 21, 2014, after PunditFact highlighted the error. 

"A correction now before we move on from our broadcast Tuesday about the Congressional Budget Office estimate on job losses if the minimum wage were to be raised," Ryssdal said. "I was wrong when I said the CBO was talking about President Obama's plan to ...

George Will

George Will corrects election numbers

George Will added this correction to his story about Florida's 13th Congressional District.

Will attached this correction to a version of his column: "An earlier version of this column incorrectly described the margin of President Obama’s victory in Florida’s 13th Congressional District and the partisan makeup of the district. Obama won the district by 3.8 points in 2008 and 1.4 in 2012, not by 8.2 points in 2008 and 5.6 points in 2012. ...

Bill O'Reilly

O'Reilly responds to PunditFact

Bill O'Reilly discussed two of our recent fact-checks on his Dec. 17, 2013, show.

During his Dec. 17, 2013, show, Bill O'Reilly responded to our fact-check during a segment with John Stossel. We've attached the relevant part of the transcript. O'Reilly's comments do not affect our ruling.

"PolitiFact says the intent of the Denver Post is to, 'cover many aspects of the unfolding story of legalized marijuana,' and that I misled you guys in ...