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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.
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
For the final paper in my freshman seminar, students must describe their plans for the Oakville Acorn.
By Bill Adair – December 2, 2015
The winning journalism projects covered everything from lobbying to transparency in Missouri.
By Bill Adair – November 9, 2015
Mark Stencel will oversee student projects and teach a course in watchdog journalism in the 2016 campaign.
By Bill Adair – September 3, 2015
The University of Wisconsin study examined fact-checks from Africa, India, Mexico, the United States, Uruguay and the United Kingdom.
By Bill Adair – August 11, 2015
From Spain to South Korea, there was plenty of coverage of this year's conference, reflecting the growing interest in fact-checking around the world.
By Bill Adair – August 5, 2015