A Trump administration ‘myth vs fact’ sheet on its family separation policy deliberately avoids the most important point about the scandal

Susan Walsh/AP The Trump administration is under fire for its policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security has published a supposed fact check of its family separation policy. It details “myths” about the policy, and blames the media and congressmen for negative stories […]

Gasp! Rachel Maddow reveals shocking fact that North Korea has a border with Russia

Regular MSNBC viewers will be familiar with Rachel Maddow and her affinity for Russiagate speculation; but the conspiracy-happy host has finally gone off the deep end with her coverage of the Singapore nuclear summit this week. On Tuesday’s episode of her show, Maddow launched an 18-minute long attempt to prove that the person who benefited […]

Demystifying GDPR: Separating fact from fiction

GUEST: GDPR has a serious PR problem. From the dominating narrative surrounding this impending law, you would think it’s ominously looming over organizations across the globe like the sinister, tentacled black cloud monster that terrorizes the kids from “Stranger Things.” It is true that no one really knows exactly what is going to happen once […]

easyJet pilot is the youngest female captain in the WORLD – and reveals this industry fact

easyJet pilot Kate McWilliams is the youngest female captain in the world. At just 26-years-old, she became the youngest when she became a captain with easyJet. She began training at the age of 19 when she built up her flying career in New Zealand. By 21, she had joined easyJet as First Officer and became […]

Fact Checking Policy

Reporters must be precise with their words, headlines, and URLs. They must understand that words have power and act responsibly. In doing so, reporters must verify the information they gather. This includes identifying information such as names and positions, but also includes factual statements and accounts. Reporters conduct their own fact checking using their own judgment guided by the […]

Fact Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

AA Crew’s Dubious Claims When Selling Credit Cards Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Not So Fact

The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled out a report on terrorist convictions and immigrants in an effort to promote the president’s hardline policy goal of restricting immigration by establishing a merit system that would prioritize citizenship for those who speak English or have a doctoral education. But gaps in the report’s data — including omitting […]

McDonald’s is falling short on recycling in one massive way — here’s how it’s changing that fact

Reuters McDonald’s plans to add recycling to its more than 36,000 locations around the world by 2025.  Currently, customers can only recycle at roughly 10% of locations.  The fast-food chain is also switching to packaging made with renewable, recycled, or certified materials.  “As the world’s largest restaurant company, we have the opportunity — and frankly […]

‘Wormwood’ Review: Errol Morris’ Netflix Project Hauntingly Blends Fact and Fiction

With Wormwood, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris creates his boldest, most thought provoking film yet. A delirious, haunting blend of talking-head documentary and narrative reenactment; a true crime saga that doubles as a government conspiracy polemic. A saga wrought with mystery, grief, scandal, and puzzlement. There’s never really been anything quite like this. Dramatic reenactments of real-life moments […]