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Oooh! Factchecking! A Concept . . .

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Ben_Hecht, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Unless you get the book or have easy access, you'll likely need to register to view the whole thing, but it's well worth it . . .


    Big-budget sporting periodicals/sites, take note.
  2. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    The protagonist of "Bright Lights, Big City" is a fact-checker at a thinly disguised version of the New Yorker, no? Much Bolivian Marching Powder required to get through the day.
  3. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    Ben getting his Eighties fabulists confused. McInerney wrote Bright Lights, Ellis wrote Less than Zero.
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Aaak. You right.
  5. friend of the friendless

    friend of the friendless Active Member

    Sirs, Madames,

    The former head of fact-checking from days back is a friend and also the inspiration for the hypersexed lady factrix in BLBC.

  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    If I had a band, I might well call it HH and The Eighties Fabulists.
  7. Fact Checkers are your friends.
    Rinse. Repeat.
    Fact Checkers are your friends.
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