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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.
Tech & Check Cooperative We've had some encouraging improvements in the AI powering our experimental fact-checking technology. But to make Squash smarter, we're calling in a human.
Bill Adair – February 23, 2020
Fact-Checking News "When we put together the IFCN code of principles three years ago, we said that fact-checkers 'do not concentrate their fact-checking on any one side.'"
Bill Adair – June 19, 2019
Fact-Checking News | Tech & Check Cooperative Our app crashed under unusual traffic. But our tests of a new automated tool were a success.
Bill Adair – February 6, 2019
Fact-Checking News | Tech & Check Cooperative We're partnering with FactCheck.org, PolitiFact and Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler to provide real-time checks.
Bill Adair – February 3, 2019
Tech & Check Cooperative At the Simón Bolívar National Journalism Awards, a call for a more aggressive approach to fact-checking
Bill Adair – November 16, 2018
Tech & Check Cooperative New version features alerts for Pants on Fire and Four Pinocchio ratings
Bill Adair – October 7, 2018
Lab News The veteran journalist will manage student research projects, including the Tech & Check Cooperative.
Bill Adair – July 30, 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