Investigate (an issue) in order to verify the facts: I didn’t fact-check the assertions in the editorial reporters can’t be expected to fact-check every quotation
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- Are the media fact-checking both candidates with equal fervor?
- Are they a powerful mechanism for fact-checking the mainstream media or a new form of vigilante justice?
- Members of the new media dove in and began fact-checking the accusations, leading to yet more questions and contradictions.
fact checker noun
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- The New Yorker is reportedly filled to the brim with fact checkers, whose sole job is to verify every single fact in a story, however trivial.
- Maybe you need a fact checker to check your work?
- He's the new fact checker for the New York Times.
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