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Broadcaster Alan Jones was a good sport and readily acknowledged his error on the cost of wind power, giving The Conversation its best-read FactCheck of 2015. AAP Image/Lukas Coch

FactCheck Year in Review: sorting fact from fiction in 2015

In 2015 we heard plenty of assertions that sounded a lot like facts -- even when they really weren't.
Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has flagged concerns about how the extra 12,000 refugees chosen for resettlement in Australia will be picked. AAP Image/Paul Miller

FactCheck: how are the 12,000 extra refugees coming to Australia chosen?

When asked about a plan to resettle an extra 12,000 refugees in Australia, Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi said that the UNHCR determines who is going to be sent to Australia or not. Is that right?

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