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There’s no easily defined line between ‘fact’ and ‘non-fact’, so how do journalists make judgements about factual accuracy? Image from shutterstock.com

When 1+1=1: journalism and the trouble with ‘facts’

A posse of fact-checkers has been riding the boundary of the federal election. Not happy with the standard of honesty in political discourse, the ABC, this website and PolitiFact.com.au, a localised version…