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WATCH: PolitiFact California Joins Panel On Fact Checking And Fake News

At 11 a.m., PolitiFact California's Chris Nichols will discuss "Truth and the News" on a panel of journalists, moderated by Conan Nolan of NBC. The panel will cover fact checking, how to identify bias, and fake news.
Note: Skip ahead to 1:20 to see the panel.
This panel is part of a day-long Media Literacy Forum taking place at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The event also includes a curriculum workshop on teaching news literacy to middle and high school students.
Capital Public Radio launched PolitiFact California in November 2015 through our partnership with the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact. We are the first public radio station to partner full-time with the national website.

In its first year fact-checking the Golden State, PolitiFact California has called out falsehoods and exaggerations, as well as verified some True statements, by state and national leaders, candidates for office and multi-million dollar ballot measure campaigns during the state’s 2016 election.

Altogether, PolitiFact California has produced more than 60 fact-checks and a dozen articles online. Chris Nichols often discusses PolitiFact California's findings on Capital Public Radio’s Insight talk show.
You can read California fact checks here. Follow @CAPolitifact on Twitter for updates on the latest fact checks.

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