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Mark Galeotti on Fact Checking

"Putin Is Waging Information Warfare. Here's How to Fight Back." at The New York Times (Dec 14, 2016), cited by Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West in "Calling Bullshit".

Instead of trying to combat each leak directly, the United States government should teach the public to tell when they are being manipulated. Via schools and nongovernmental organizations and public service campaigns, Americans should be taught the basic skills necessary to be savvy media consumers, from how to fact-check news articles to how pictures can lie.