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Manufacturing Jobs ‘Roaring Back’?

Vice President Mike Pence touted the latest jobs report as proof that “manufacturing is roaring back.” The previous administration made a similar claim, but experts then and now said it’s premature to declare a manufacturing renaissance. The economy added 196,000…

Fighting back against fake news

Some big news on the fake news front. As you know, we beefed up our coverage of fake news to help readers better sort out fact from fiction on their social media feeds. Now, we’re teaming up with Facebook to…

Looking back at Lie of the Year

PolitiFact’s editors and reporters award the Lie of the Year to the most significant falsehood or exaggeration of the past 12 months. Here’s a look back at the past seven years of "winners." 2015: The campaign misstatements of Donald Trump…

Let's fight back against fake news

There’s an interesting discussion happening now about the spread of fake news on the Internet and what companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter, among others, should do to stop it. That’s a healthy conversation to have, and one we hope…