Reading Time: 3 minutes The president is at it again, and voting-rights groups are done playing nice. The battle for truth and democracy is heating up.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s avalanche of lies poses a challenge for his supporters and the media alike. For the benefit of us all, they must call him out in more definitive terms.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s not news that politicians lie. When they get caught, there normally is a political price to pay. Donald Trump seems to be bucking that trend, as his supporters don’t seem to know or care that he plays fast and loose with the truth.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Cold Case of the death of a hot reporter. Was there more to it than a tragic accident? And why did the media not look into this affair, given the kinds of things Hastings was investigating, and the unusual details of his final seconds.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Given the evidence presented in the Tsarnaev trial, it’s possible that Dzhokhar’s older brother, Tamerlan—who was killed by police in the immediate hours after the bombing—was an FBI informant.
Reading Time: 6 minutes At WhoWhatWhy, we spend a lot of time picking through lies to get closer to the truth. Here’s a handy guide to some of our favorite quotes about lies, liars, and lying.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A video is making the rounds, showing what pretty clearly appears to be Mitt Romney slipping a piece of paper out of his pocket at the start of the debate. People are saying that this violates the rules. WhoWhatWhy explains whether it does or not.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Scrutinize one day’s helping of headlines and story summaries, read between the lines, and you begin to see why our problems never get solved.