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Introducing the all-new GlennKessler for iOS, the amazing app that lets you stay up to date with the latest things Glenn Kessler, journalist and Fact Checker for the Washington Post, is doing. Read his latest articles and interviews, play The Pinocchio Game, watch his newest videos, learn more about him, purchase his book, and easily contact him, all through the app.
∙ In the last major update of the app, the iPad interface was completely redesigned with a new visual Articles page, a simpler reading interface, swipeable filters, powerful search, The Pinocchio Game, a large library of videos, and more.
∙ Read the latest Fact Checker article in a constantly updating list and share them with your friends with a tap.
∙ Filter articles based on the Pinocchio rating, as well as the political party of the person being Fact Checked. On the iPad, you can swipe between the filters from the main page of Articles.
∙ Instantly search an archive of over 100 Fact Checker column articles (iPad only).
∙ Turn on push notifications to get notified each time an article is published.
∙ The reading interface is simple, with no ads or extraneous details that distract from the article.
Play the game
∙ The Pinocchio Game: read a quote, select the number of Pinocchios you think the quote should receive, and see what Glenn Kessler actually gave it, with an option to read the full article.
∙ Each game has a different set of 7 randomly picked questions.
∙ Optionally share your game scores with your friends.
∙ On the iPad, your scores are automatically saved to a wall in the Pinocchio Game tab. At any time, you can revisit your past games.
Watch and read interviews
∙ Watch the latest videos with Glenn Kessler in a constantly updating grid. On the iPad, videos start playing as soon as you open the information card.
∙ Read the latest interviews with Glenn Kessler, share them with your friends, and continue to play them in the background when you aren't using the app.
And even more
∙ Learn more about Glenn Kessler, the Fact Checker column, and his book, The Confidante.
∙ Contact Glenn Kessler through Email.
∙ The entire app has support for VoiceOver.
∙ Requires a device running iOS 7 or later
∙ Loading the articles, filters, and interviews lists, searching, reading a Pinocchio Game article, watching a video, reading and sharing an article, and contacting Glenn Kessler all require Internet access over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection
What's New in Version 3.1.2
∙ Fixes article feeds
∙ Fixes interviews
∙ Revises Glenn Kessler tab