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Bill Adair is the Knight Professor for the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University and the director of the Duke Reporters' Lab. He is the creator of Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact and worked for 24 years as a reporter and editor at the Tampa Bay Times. He is the author of
The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation.
Lab News The veteran journalist will manage student research projects, including the Tech & Check Cooperative.
Bill Adair – July 30, 2018
Tech & Check Cooperative New version features alerts for Pants on Fire and Four Pinocchio ratings
Bill Adair – June 29, 2018
Fact-Checking News | Tech & Check Cooperative More than 200 people attended the fifth meeting of the world's fact-checkers in Rome, which was organized by the International Fact-Checking Network.
Bill Adair – June 25, 2018
Tech & Check Cooperative We got some nice feedback and helpful suggestions about FactStream, our new app
Bill Adair – February 1, 2018
Tech & Check Cooperative It’s an early step toward automated fact-checking. What could go wrong?
Bill Adair – January 30, 2018
Fact-Checking News | Tech & Check Cooperative New automated fact-checking project will build apps and coordinate with other researchers around the world
Bill Adair – September 25, 2017
Lab Projects As news executives discuss efforts to improve trust, survey finds most sites don't include labels showing article type
Rebecca Iannucci & Bill Adair – August 15, 2017
Fact-Checking News The next challenge for the Global Fact community: calling out governments and political actors that pretend to be fact-checkers.
Bill Adair – July 6, 2017
Fact-Checking News We analyzed nearly 800 references to fact-checking and found a stark divide. Liberal writers like fact-checking; conservatives don't.
Bill Adair & Rebecca Iannucci – June 7, 2017
Fact-Checking News More than 380 people tried our pop-up fact-checking during the presidential debate.
Bill Adair – October 20, 2016