Reality Check

Reality Check

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

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 07:16 PM PST

Fact Checking the GOP Debate

Fact Checking the GOP Debate

Sam Brock fact checks the last Republican debate of 2015.

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 07:58 PM PST

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Sam Brock fact checks the force or futility of an international climate agreement.

Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 at 07:45 PM PST

What’s a Mass Shooting? Statistics Difficult to Define

What’s a Mass Shooting? Statistics Difficult to Define

In this Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at various sources of mass shooting data to get to the truth behind the numbers.

Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 at 05:39 PM PST

President Obama’s ISIS Strategy a Good One, Experts Say

President Obama’s ISIS Strategy a Good One, Experts Say

A chorus of criticism was aimed at President Obama this week as he announced his plan to defeat ISIS by air force. Will his strategy be effective? Sam Brock investigates.

Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 at 07:13 PM PST

Ellis Act Changes Could Protect SF Tenants

Ellis Act Changes Could Protect SF Tenants

Can new legislation aimed at protecting San Francisco tenants from Ellis Act evictions really work? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 at 07:28 PM PST

Fact Checking the Milwaukee GOP Debate

Fact Checking the Milwaukee GOP Debate

Sam Brock fact checks the fourth Republican debate in Milwaukee.

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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