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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.
The next challenge for the Global Fact community: calling out governments and political actors that pretend to be fact-checkers.
By Bill Adair – July 6, 2017
We analyzed nearly 800 references to fact-checking and found a stark divide. Liberal writers like fact-checking; conservatives don't.
More than 380 people tried our pop-up fact-checking during the presidential debate.
By Bill Adair – October 20, 2016
The beta test of the Chrome extension will allow viewers to see real-time fact-checking with a livestream of the debate.
By Bill Adair – October 17, 2016
The Duke Reporters' Lab looks at many attributes to determine which organizations to add to its database of fact-checking projects around the world.
Now that fact-checking has matured, "we need to make sure that our work is rock solid."
By Bill Adair – June 9, 2016
Duke Reporters' Lab and Jigsaw develop easily shareable tool to expand fact-checkers' reach.
By Bill Adair – May 12, 2016
Journalists and technologists met at Duke to dream up new ways that technology can help fact-checkers.
By Bill Adair – April 4, 2016
This only a test.
By Bill Adair – March 6, 2016