Fact-Checkers Missed Stealth Edits To Abrams' Op-Ed | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Fact-Checkers Missed Stealth Edits To Abrams' Op-Ed

In the internet age, articles can be revised after publication almost without a trace. “Stealth editing,” the practice of revising a published piece without disclosing that is has been edited, poses an interesting challenge to fact-checking outlets and the integrity of their investigations. Last month, fact-checkers relied on an op-ed in USA Today written by Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams to evaluate critics’ claims about Abrams’ position on recent Georgia boycotts. However, they didn’t know the piece had been stealth-edited after a key development in the story.

Comments

SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA