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The statement is accurate and there is nothing major to qualify it.
The statement is accurate but there is an important nuance to consider.
There is an element of truth in the statement but critical context is absent that may significantly alter the impression the statement leaves.
The statement takes an element of truth and badly distorts it or exaggerates it giving a deceptive impression.
The statement is not accurate. This could be an error or misstatement but it’s simply not true and there is no element of truth to it.
The statement is not only inaccurate but it’s reasonable to expect the person or organization making it knew that and made the claim anyway to gain an advantage.

Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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