In the US, magazines employ (employed?) fact-checkers to go through every line of a piece before publication. This is a dialogue between one such fact-checker and a writer. It made me laugh a lot.
FINGAL:Â Do you have any documentation of that, like notes from your trip?Dâ€™AGATA:Â Youâ€™re asking for evidence of a rumor?
FINGAL:Â If youâ€™re saying that there was a rumor, I have to find out whether there was in fact a rumor, even if I ignore the truth value of the rumor.