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News Observer’s Fact Check on Teacher Pay Misses A Big Point

The headline at News and Observer reads, Teacher pay above $50,000 still wouldn’t be NC’s best ever.

Oh, really? Let’s rate this claim. Continue reading

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FOIA: PolitiFactNC More Interested In Narrative Than Fact

Last Friday evening, PolitiFactNC dropped a ‘fact check’ on a tweet by Lt. Governor Dan Forest written by News and Observer’s Will Doran.

While PolitiFactNC found the statement to be false, a closer examination proved the Lt. Governor’s statement was actually true. PolitiFactNC earned its first Pants On Fire rating.

I followed up and did a Freedom of Information Act request submitted the Lt. Governor’s office for any conversations Doran had with that office for the article. Continue reading

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