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How Unbiased are Facebook "Fact-Checkers?"

Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020

James D. Agresti is the president of Just Facts, a think tank dedicated to publishing rigorously documented facts about public policy issues. His research on wide-ranging topics—including abortion, healthcare, sex trafficking, taxes, gun control, pollution, energy, global warming, and the national debt—has been cited by universities, think tanks, major media outlets, and government entities at local, state and national levels. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and has worked as a designer of jet aircraft engines, a technical sales professional, and chief engineer of a firm that customizes helicopters. He is the author of Rational Conclusions, a book evidencing factual support for the Bible across a broad array of academic disciplines.


Topics discussed in this episode of the Dr. J Show include:

  • Beware the Fact-Checkers!
    • common sophomoric errors of the Fact Checkers
    • left-leaning Fact Checkers
    • Facebook cherry-picks its fact checkers
  • Studies that control for negative consequences in order to gain biased conclusions (for example: study of lesbian parents that controlled for alcoholism, which has a higher incidence of occurring in lesbian parents
  • Differences between JustFacts.com and JustFactsDaily.com
  • Voter Fraud exposed: 16% of non-citizens illegally vote

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