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The Great Bracelet Debate

An Obama spokesman accused a Fox News host of "making things up" in the controversy over a bracelet honoring a fallen Iraq war soldier. We sort out what happened.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 30, 2008; 9:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Iraq, MSM Watch  
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The real Michael Dobbs

The Fact Checker gets confused with his distant Irish cousin. Being mistaken for someone else can have its humorous side. How to sort out which Michael Dobbs is which.

By Michael Dobbs  | June 3, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  MSM Watch  
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The Pot and the Kettle

Scott McClellan says that the American media failed to do its job properly during the run-up to the Iraqi war. The Fact Checker agrees.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 29, 2008; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
Categories:  Geppetto's Checkmark, History, Iraq, MSM Watch  
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The Tuskegee Experiment, Part II

The myth that refuses to die: Rosie O'Donnell joins the Rev. Wright in accusing the U.S. government of deliberately infecting African-Americans with syphilis.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 9, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (127)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Health, History, MSM Watch  
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Will Puerto Rico decide everything?

Several media pundits are predicting that the Democratic presidential race could be decided by the "winner takes all" Puerto Rican primary. We look at the facts.

By Michael Dobbs  | February 11, 2008; 3:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Barack Obama, MSM Watch  
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Why We Got it Wrong

The prose candidate won. The Fact Checker asks why the media (FC included) were all wrong.

By Michael Dobbs  | January 9, 2008; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  Barack Obama, MSM Watch  
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