fact-checking

Arthur Brisbane,fact checking,new york times,Public Editor,The Gray Lady,Truth Vigilante
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Truth Vigilante of the Day: Asks New York Times public editor Arthur S. Brisbane: Should the Times "challenge 'facts' that are asserted by newsmakers they write about"?

"Duh doy," answers everyone. (Some

fact checking,Misattributed Quote,MLK,Myth Debunking
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Misattributed Quote of the Day: "I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy."

You've undoubtedly seen this quote somewhere online today, most likely attributed to Martin Luther King, Jr. It's both pensive and timely; certainly looks like something a nonviolent activist such as King would say.

Unfortunately, he didn't. And neither did anyone else before today, when the originator of the quote <

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