Reality Check

Reality Check

Vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 08:55 PM PST

Reality Check: Immigration Reform

Reality Check: Immigration Reform

Republicans are calling foul, but are President Barack Obama's actions on immigration all that different from past presidents? Sam Brock takes a look in this edition of Reality Check.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:53 AM PST

Is Oakland Really CA's Most Crime-Ridden City?

Is Oakland Really CA's Most Crime-Ridden City?

The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report last week, leading to headlines throughout California that the City of Oakland was the most “crime-ridden” city in the Golden State.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 11:24 PM PST

Can Republicans Stop President Obama’s Immigration Reform?

Can Republicans Stop President Obama’s Immigration Reform?

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at what Republicans can do to stop President Barack Obama from moving forward with immigration reform.

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 08:49 PM PST

Online Hacks Changing Way You Shop?

Online Hacks Changing Way You Shop?

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at what poses the biggest threat to shoppers as we head into the holiday season.

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 08:01 PM PST

Republican Control of the House and Senate Doesn't Equal Tons of Progress Necessarily

Republican Control of the House and Senate Doesn't Equal Tons of Progress Necessarily

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks into the claim that 300 bills were "bottled up" in the Senate.

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 09:07 PM PST

Living a Data-Free Day in 2014: Not Easy

Living a Data-Free Day in 2014: Not Easy

As smartphones and smart technologies increasingly become part of our everyday lives, it’s become incredibly difficult to live data-free or go a day without generating a signal data footprint on the technology...

ABOUT REALITY CHECK

Using a combination of interviewing, analysis and investigative research – Reality Check vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy. Sam Brock’s approach to reporting is to take no claim as fact without substantiating its accuracy and let the numbers do the talking.
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