Last night I caught about 5 minutes of Piers Morgan’s show with Newt Gingrich. I also watched The Newsroom.
This idea has everything to do with those two shows.
On Piers’ show, Newt Gingrich made an assertion that this is the “worst economic recovery in 75 years.” Now, you could see that the…
There are a few outlets that do something similar to this concept:
Media watchdogs: http://mediamatters.org/
Political watchdogs: http://www.factcheck.org/
A little of both: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker
Yeah, Adam, I read stuff all the time from Media Matters and Fact Check, but that’s the post-game show that no one reads. I’m talking about making it real-time and unavoidable. Right now the model is say what you want to a million people and then accept that a few hundred of them may go to FactCheck.org a week later and read about it.
I love all those players, but that model is broken.