BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Morning Run  >  Pressing Matters  >  Whose Pants Are On Fire?

Whose Pants Are On Fire?

Jon Greenberg, Senior Correspondent, Politifact

29-Jun-20 09:30

Whose Pants Are On Fire?

With the proliferation of misinformation through social media, fact-checking has become a critical tool to combat “fake news.” Politifact was one of the fact-checking pioneers, set-up over a decade ago under the Tampa Bay Times in Florida and now housed under the Poynter Institute of Media Studies. We speak to Jon Greenberg, one of its senior correspondents on the process of fact-checking, measuring accuracy via its Truth-O-Meter and the climate of discourse in the US.

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  TechnologyTechBusiness AnalysisMedical Innovation and TechnologySocial Issues

Tags:  The Pressing Mattersfake newsfact-checking





Play / Pause

Listen now : Pick of the Pops (REPEAT) Ep543

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT) Ep543

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

Wendy Closes The Chapter; Wendy Ng Yan Yee

1:00 PM

Ringgit & Sense (REPEAT)

Home Renovations No Small Change; Kenneth Tan, First Time Home Buyer

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Home Renovations : Doing It By The Book; Edric Choo, Council Member, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

408 GT, The Lambo Lookalike Peugeot; Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor, dsf.my

3:00 PM

The Workplace (REPEAT)

39% of Malaysians Might Quit - If They Have to Spend More Time in the Office; Sruthi Nambiar, Director of Sales & Marketing, Randstad Malaysia

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Dream Tryst, Caeleb Tee, Composer, Conductor, and Founder, 12Tone Ensemble

4:15 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Cinderella!, Joanna Bessey, Director | Amsalan Doraisingam, cast member

4:40 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Celestial Serenade; Dylan Lee, Cello Soloist

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

What A Waste (Problem We Have!); Ashley Leong, Environmental Journalist, Macaranga | Wong Siew Lyn, Editor and Co-founder, Macaranga | Geetha P Kumaran, Environmental & Waste Management Consultant

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

Ep106: Steve Albini

9:00 PM

The Selector