Fact Checking the Fords

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Fact checking the storyteller

I usually think of a political fact check as a piece that uses facts, stats and other verifiable information to prove what a politician has said is wrong. So this one is a little different, but maybe a bit more brilliant because of it. In “The tale of Rob Ford and how he’s lost the plot,” Dan Yashinsky, founder of the Toronto Festival of Storytelling and co-founder of the Storytellers School of Toronto, doesn’t need numbers to show us that the mayor isn’t telling us “a true and a strong story.” As a Grade 2 boy once said to Yashinsky, “Never Finish!”

  • 19 August 2011
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