Isn’t it outrageous that headlines can grab people’s attention by saying things that just aren’t true? This sort of click-bait title tries to assert things without basis and relies on people not checking them or getting sucked in by the hype, right? We need to get back to talking about facts! Show your research! The lies and propaganda have gone too far. Right?
Well, we can crack-down on fact-checking, but as our hypothetical headline-writer will smugly assert, the article title above is true; factually speaking. It is, of course, also completely misleading. Therein lies the issue. Continue reading