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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.
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
Fact-Checking News The beta test of the Chrome extension will allow viewers to see real-time fact-checking with a livestream of the debate.
Bill Adair – October 17, 2016
Fact-Checking News The Duke Reporters' Lab looks at many attributes to determine which organizations to add to its database of fact-checking projects around the world.
Bill Adair & Mark Stencel – June 22, 2016
Fact-Checking News Now that fact-checking has matured, "we need to make sure that our work is rock solid."
Bill Adair – June 9, 2016
Fact-Checking News Duke Reporters' Lab and Jigsaw develop easily shareable tool to expand fact-checkers' reach.
Bill Adair – May 12, 2016
Fact-Checking News Journalists and technologists met at Duke to dream up new ways that technology can help fact-checkers.
Bill Adair – April 4, 2016
Fact-Checking News This only a test.
Bill Adair – March 6, 2016
Student Projects For the final paper in my freshman seminar, students must describe their plans for the Oakville Acorn.
Bill Adair – December 2, 2015