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1. "Fact-checking doesn't exist primarily because some of us are liars and cheats. It exists because writers will be writers, much as they may mean to be historians."
Author: Alice Dreger
2. "Okay, I'm not in the news business, and I'm not going to tell anyone how to do their job. However, it'd be good to have news reporting that I could trust again, and there's evidence that fact-checking is an idea whose time has come."
Author: Craig Newmark
3. "A lot of people, myself included, are excited about blogging and stuff like that, citizen journalism, but I do remind people that no matter how excited we are, there's no substitute for professional writing, no substitute for professional editing, and no substitute for professional fact-checking."
Author: Craig Newmark
4. "I'm not in the news business and won't tell people how to do their job. I'd like to restore trust in the news business, though, and feel that restoring fact-checking will really help. News business realities mean that such fact-checking has to be practical, it has to be fast and cheap."
Author: Craig Newmark
5. "Unfortunately, fact checking has become a lost art"
Author: Gary Hopkins
6. "There were signs. Probably more of them than I ever caught, even after the fact. But I missed them all.Maybe because I wasn't looking for them. I was too busy checking over my shoulder at the fire I'djust come through to pay much attention to the thousand-foot cliff looming in front of me."
Author: Gayle Forman
7. "People often think that reporters write their own headlines. In fact, they almost never do. The people who do write headlines are the copy editors who are the front and last lines of quality-checking in a newspaper before it goes to print."
Author: Jennifer Lee
8. "If anyone should talk to her," Renfield piped up, "it should be me. We're the most compatible, culturewise. I'm sure that on top of feeling as if she's been thrust into one of the many levels of Hades, with all of its attendant demons, she feels like a lady wandering, lost, amongst the mannerless cads of the slums."We were all silent for a moment before Tom asked, "You do realize that we're sitting right here, right?""Oh, I am horribly aware of this fact.""Just checking."
Author: Lia Habel
9. "Grab the work when it comes, my man. Your competition is now a fourteen-year-old in pajamas with the username Truth-ninja-12 who believes fact-checking a story is reading his subject's Twitter feed. Be afraid."
Author: Marisha Pessl
10. "The fact is, the public make use of the classics of a country as a means of checking the progress of Art. They degrade the classics into authorities. They use them as bludgeons for preventing the free expression of Beauty in new forms."
Author: Oscar Wilde
11. "I have to do more close research and fact checking for the science fiction. This is not however to say that writing good fantasy does not involve doing good research."
Author: Sarah Zettel
12. "When widely followed public figures feel free to say anything, without any fact-checking, it becomes impossible for a democracy to think intelligently about big issues."
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
13. "There is no fact-checking on tertiary celebrities. You can say whatever you'd like, and it will just rise up again."
Author: Wayne Knight

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The small smiles everybody wanted to try to figure out – they meant nothing, really. She wasn't so good at talking and the smiles made up for it. They filled the spaces in which she ought to have answers for things with something that gave people more questions."
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