FlackCheck.org videos receive 2013 Telly Awards

    Two FlackCheck.org videos about an imagined 1864 campaign against Abraham Lincoln using today’s technology and methods are the recipients of 2013 Bronze Telly awards: Steamboat Veterans for Truth and Battle Hymn.


    The Telly Awards honor excellence in film and video productions, online video content, and local, regional, & cable TV commercials and programs. The Telly competition receives more than 13,000 entries each year from all over the world.


    Headquartered at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, FlackCheck.org is the political literacy companion site to the award-winning FactCheck.org. The site provides resources designed to help viewers recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads in particular. Video resources point out deception and incivility in political rhetoric.