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Can fact-checking help save politics?

Theresa May's former comms chief says it cannot; an ex-head of BBC Television News says it can

The BBC provides a "Reality Check" service. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire/PA Images

 

Yes: Roger Mosey 

Why on earth wouldn’t you want to fact-check what our politicians are saying? We live in an age when the president of the United States has a relationship to the truth that is as distant as Saturn; and across the world there are politicians of all political shades who think they can say anything they like as long as they get elected. Stir into…

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