"Fact Checking" was a popular term that rose from the recently US presidential elections to check on the statements made by the two presidential candidates.
"Fact Checking" landed on Singapore shores with a story of a taxi driver who was headlined to earn $7,000 a month.
A week since the story and the journalist had to print a column explaining her story. A video was also released on The Straits Times. A rarity as stories itself should be explanatory.
So the heart of the question was whether the taxi driver did say he earned $7,000 a month.
Wrote the journalist,
"There was no hint to either of us that he meant what he earned in a particular month, I had asked how much he earned, not what was the most he ever earned."
However, the taxi driver in question shared his side of the interview.
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