Ohio State University
FROM Thomas Wood
Fact-checking's 'backfire' effect gets debunked PolitiFact says Donald Trump has stretched the truth in more than half of his statements that they evaluated, and it was around 12 percent for Hillary Clinton. Does it matter? A widely cited 2010 study found that even when presented with facts, people are still likely to hold onto their erroneous views and sometimes cling to them even more. Now that study has been fact-checked.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.