PolitiFact http://nhpr.org en Talking Heads Are About To Get Truth-Tested As Politifact Launches 'Punditfact' http://nhpr.org/post/talking-heads-are-about-get-truth-tested-politifact-launches-punditfact <p><a href="http://www.politifact.com/">PolitiFact</a> won a Pulitzer Prize for fact-checking statements made by politicians, lobbyists and special interest groups. &nbsp;Their new venture called <a href="http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2013/nov/04/introducing-punditfact/">PunditFact</a> will cast a wider net to rate the veracity of talking heads, bloggers and columnists…a pretty big job in the blustery airspace of opinion journalism.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aaron Sharockman </strong>is Deputy Government and Politics Editor for the <em>Tampa Bay Times. </em>He is also a writer and editor for Politifact.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 17:53:33 +0000 Virginia Prescott 37917 at http://nhpr.org Talking Heads Are About To Get Truth-Tested As Politifact Launches 'Punditfact' PolitiFact Rulings: Speaker Bill O'Brien Responds and Shea-Porter's Veterans Ad http://nhpr.org/post/politifact-rulings-speaker-bill-obrien-responds-and-shea-porters-veterans-ad <p>Every Friday leading up to Election Day, we’ll check in with PolitiFact to find out just how truthful the candidates have been on the campaign trail. PolitiFact New Hampshire is a partnership of <em>The Telegraph </em>in Nashua and the national PolitiFact.com, a project of the Tampa Bay Times. &nbsp;The goal is to help you find the truth in politics. &nbsp;They research candidates’ statements and then rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter. &nbsp; Morning Edition host Rick Ganley talks with the <em>Telegraph’s</em> managing editor for content, Jonathan Van Fleet.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:40:48 +0000 Rick Ganley 13807 at http://nhpr.org PolitiFact Rulings: Speaker Bill O'Brien Responds and Shea-Porter's Veterans Ad PolitiFact Rulings: N.H. Congressional Races http://nhpr.org/post/politifact-rulings-nh-congressional-races <p>Every Friday leading up to Election Day, <em>Morning Edition</em> checsk in with PolitiFact about just how truthful candidates’ campaign statements are. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:41:49 +0000 Rick Ganley 12912 at http://nhpr.org PolitiFact Rulings: President Obama, Sen. Ayotte And The Kuster Campaign http://nhpr.org/post/politifact-rulings-president-obama-sen-ayotte-and-kuster-campaign <p>Every Friday leading up to Election Day, NHPR checks in with <a href="http://www.politifact.com/new-hampshire/">PolitiFact </a>about just how truthful candidates’campaign statements are. &nbsp;PolitiFact New Hampshire is a partnership of <a href="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/"><em>The Telegraph </em></a>in Nashua and the national <a href="http://www.politifact.com">PolitiFact.com</a><u>.</u>, a project of the Tampa Bay Times.&nbsp;The goal is to help you find the truth in politics.&nbsp;They research candidates’ statements and then rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:28:25 +0000 Rick Ganley 12442 at http://nhpr.org True, False, Or Pants On Fire? http://nhpr.org/post/true-false-or-pants-fire <p>Campaign season is in full swing.&nbsp; You know it by the TV ads and campaign signs … and by the return of PolitiFact’s Truth-O-Meter.&nbsp; PolitiFact New Hampshire is a partnership of <a href="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/" target="_blank"><em>The Telegraph </em></a>in Nashua and the national <a href="http://www.politifact.com" target="_blank">PolitiFact.com.</a>, a project of the Tampa Bay Times.&nbsp; The goal is to help you find the truth in politics.&nbsp; They research candidates’ statements and then rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>And every week on Morning Edition, we’ll check in with the Telegraph’s managing editor for content, Jonathan Van Fleet about the <a href="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/973162-196/politifact-nh-romneys-right----half-of.html" target="_blank">most recent rulings.</a> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:50:00 +0000 Rick Ganley & NHPR Staff & Jonathan Van Fleet 11962 at http://nhpr.org True, False, Or Pants On Fire? A Politifact check from the campaign trail http://nhpr.org/post/politifact-check-campaign-trail <p>We Speak to NHPR’s executive editor Jon Greenberg on the cup game of where the money is going and if it ever existed to begin with?</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:19:59 +0000 Virginia Prescott 810 at http://nhpr.org A Politifact check from the campaign trail