Why the hell is The Daily Caller ‘fact-checking’ for Facebook?


Nothing goes together like “fact checking” and “Tucker Carlson,” right?

Facebook has a new fact-checking partner, Axios first reported Thursday: CheckYourFact.com, the fact-checking arm of The Daily Caller, a right-wing website founded by conspiracy theorist peddler Tucker Carlson.

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CheckYourFact.com describes itself as “editorially independent” from The Daily Caller. Its funding comes from The Daily Caller’s operating budget, ad revenue, and from a grant that’s ultimately funded by conservative political groups, according to Media Matters, a watchdog organization of conservative media.  Read more…

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