Dan MacGuill

Dan Mac Guill is a journalist and fact-checker from Dublin, Ireland, based in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He ran FactCheck on TheJournal.ie - the Republic of Ireland's first dedicated fact-checking service - from 2016 to 2017, and worked as a reporter for TheJournal.ie from 2014. Before that, he was Deputy Editor of The Local France in Paris. He has a BA in philosophy from the University of Scranton and an MA in political science from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.

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Were Most Jobs Added in February 2021 ‘Waiters and Bartenders’?
  • 5 March 2021
Some online observers critical of U.S. President Joe Biden sought to undercut a broadly positive...
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Did Netflix Publish a Poster That Read ‘N Word Party’?
  • 5 March 2021
Social media media users shared the unfortunate image in March 2021, but evidence on its...
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Is Franklin Graham’s ‘Urgent Prayer Alert’ About the US Equality Act Correct?
  • 4 March 2021
The influential evangelist published a widely shared open letter, warning followers about "a very dangerous...
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Does Fisher-Price Sell a ‘My Home Office’ Set for Kids?
  • 1 March 2021
The toy manufacturer is a frequent target of online parodies.
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Did a Seattle Woman Find Cocaine in a Crochet Kit?
  • 25 February 2021
News reports claimed that the woman got more than she bargained for at a Seattle...
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Did Coca-Cola Add ‘Try To Be Less White’ to Cans?
  • 24 February 2021
Photographs of the supposed new line of Coke cans appeared online after a controversy over...
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Did Merrick Garland Call Bill Barr a ‘Liar’ During Confirmation Hearing?
  • 24 February 2021
A viral tweet purported to quote a tense exchange between Biden's attorney general nominee and...
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Did Biden’s Dept. of Energy Block Texas from Increasing Power Before Storm?
  • 23 February 2021
A notorious producer of inflammatory disinformation struck again.
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Did Coca-Cola’s Diversity Training Tell Workers ‘Try To Be Less White’?
  • 23 February 2021
Opponents of critical race theory and diversity training railed against Coca-Cola in February 2021, but...
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Does Lyft Provide Free Rides to Job Interviews?
  • 12 February 2021
In early 2021, social media users enthusiastically shared a post about the ride-hailing company with...
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Would a California Bill Ban Removing a Condom Without Consent?
  • 11 February 2021
State Assembly Member Cristina Garcia has proposed legislation to combat "stealthing," and leave perpetrators open...
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Did Churchill Say ‘People With Contempt for Their Heritage Have Lost Faith in Themselves’?
  • 10 February 2021
A Confederate monument in Georgia attributed a stirring quotation to the famous British statesman. But...
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