Rather than simply evaluate the factualness
of their accounts, I employ approaches from cultural studies to read them as constitutive cultural practices through which Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants negotiated their ethno-racial identities in the complex racial landscape of Southern California.
Heaney tries to make something of the coffin's factualness
by reading its size as proportionate to his brother's age, and so imagining the reduction of death as a kind of growth.
At particular moments when there is within society a crisis of belief--that is, when some central idea or ideology or cultural construct has ceased to elicit a population's belief either because it is manifestly fictitious or because it has for some reason been divested of ordinary forms of substantiation--the sheer material factualness
of the human body will be borrowed to lend that cultural construct the aura of "realness" and "certainty." (14) The way in which this "material factualness
" of the body is communicated is through the spectacle of injury.
The movies and series performed destabilization on a number of narrative and discursive levels: challenging and problematizing the verisimilitude of standard cultural narratives; rebuffing the trustworthiness of public servants and the gatekeepers of the fourth estate; combining the everyman with aspects of the noir hero; and providing a simultaneous factualness
regarding the supernatural and an ambiguity about public institutions, persons, and the media.
Por ello, la veracidad se evalua segun los atributos esenciales de la informacion, es decir, facticidad (factualness
), exactitud (accuracy) y completitud (completeness).
While the children's story created considerable controversy and was investigated thoroughly, the children persisted in the factualness
of what they had seen and heard.
In other words, they should incorporate all the features of scientific behavior, such as objectivity, factualness
, impartiality etc."
The NSA called it a "factsheet," but has quietly scrubbed it from its web site (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-fact-sheet-on-surveillance-program-pulled-from-web-after-senators-criticism/2013/06/25/afe95d9e-ddda-11e2-b797-cbd4cb13f9c6_story.html) now that a couple of legislators have questioned the factualness
of the contents.
The verification process presumes that the issue of factualness
is at stake.
Levels of empiricism in news making are also a largely valued element by the Chilean professionals, who mostly support the factualness
and reliability of information, as well as the separation of facts and opinion.