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Getting It Right: Fact Checking & Sourcing in a Digital World - Ernest White II

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Getting It Right: Fact Checking & Sourcing in a Digital World - Ernest White II

  1. 1. Getting It Right: Fact Checking & Sourcing in a Digital World Ernest White II @FlyBrother fly-brother.com
  2. 2. Why is fact checking important? ❶ Prevents fabrication ❷ Avoids plagiarism ❸ Stops untruths ❹ ❶ Keeps you from looking stupid but really
  3. 3. See? Even the Washington Post isn't immune.
  4. 4. How to get it right: ● Read and re-read, check and re-check ● Minimize service information ● Call and ask ● Find a reliable source who speaks the language ● Sometimes, just leave it out
  5. 5. How to get it right: ● Read and re-read, check and re-check ● Minimize service information ● Call and ask ● Find a reliable source who speaks the language ● Sometimes, just leave it out

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