Faktakollare om hur man ser till att det blir rätt

”Fake news”, pratar Trump om. ”Post-truth era”, nämner andra.  Det här är en intressant artikel som avslöjar lite om vad som krävs för att verkligen faktakolla en artikel. I korthet: det krävs mycket tid och noggrannhet.

For each story that goes to print, Canby’s staff will endeavor to speak to every person mentioned, even if they’re not quoted. That includes in stories that take the form of a memoir. As Canby says, “It’s their memory, too.” They give subjects a chance to fix errors, but not rewrite the interview. This can sometimes get contentious for fact-checkers, who might get pushback from Washington power players and business people who are no longer happy with what they said.