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With 'Lie Of The Year' Controversy, Fact Checking Comes Under Scrutiny

Liberals reacted with anger after PolitiFact charged Democrats with the "Lie of the Year." Have the fact checkers damaged their cause?
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'PolitiFact' Faces Criticism From Liberals

Fact-checking sites like PolitiFact referee assertions by politicians, public figures and pundits. The fact-checking movement has been gaining momentum — and fans. But PolitiFact has come under fire after announcing its "Lie of the Year": a claim by some Democrats and liberals about a House Republican plan to change Medicare.
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A Foreign Correspondent Reflects On The Arab Spring

For the past year, veteran war correspondent Anthony Shadid has been reporting on the Arab uprisings in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Tunisia. Last March, he was kidnapped and beaten by security forces in Libya. "It remains one of the scariest moments of my life," he says.
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CNN's Piers Morgan Testifies In Phone-Hacking Case

CNN host Piers Morgan testified by video conference Tuesday before the panel investigating British press practices. Morgan has repeatedly denied allowing phone hacking while he was a high-profile tabloid editor in London.
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Piers Morgan Testifies At British Judicial Inquiry

CNN talk show host Pier's Morgan testified under oath to a British judicial inquiry into media ethics. Morgan ran Rupert Murdoch's now-folded tabloid News of the World. He left that paper for the Daily Mirror, and his tenure there, too, was marked by scandal.

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