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PunditFact ‘scorecards’ show false statements on Fox News, NBC/MSNBC

PunditFact, a spinoff of the popular PolitiFact, last week launched a batch of “scorecards” that rate news channels on truth.

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Source: washingtonpost.com

By: Erik Wemple

To sum up the bad side of things: In a post on the scorecards, PunditFact combined ratings of “Mostly False,” “False” or “Pants on Fire.” Sixty percent of Fox News statements examined by PunditFact fell on this dark side, as did 46 percent of NBC/MSNBC statements and 18 percent of CNN statements.

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Joe Scarborough Harshly Criticizes Israel’s Conduct In Gaza (Video)

info-pictogram1 Joe Scarborough took aim at Israel’s bombardment of Gaza on Thursday, saying that, despite his history of support for the country, he could not condone the killing of so many Palestinian civilians. “This continued killing of women and children in a way that appears to be indiscriminate is asinine,” he said, adding, “The United States of America, we cannot be associated with this if this continues. This is so bad, not only for the Israeli people, but for us.