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Mark Stencel is NPR's former managing editor for digital news and co-author of The Goat Must Be Fed, a 2014 Duke Reporters' Lab study on obstacles to newsroom innovation. He previously held senior editing and executive positions at the Washington Post and Congressional Quarterly, and was a reporter for the the News & Observer in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
Number of projects up 19% in a year; U.S. count holds steady after tumultuous election season
By Mark Stencel – February 28, 2017
We’ve updated our map to make it easier to navigate 10 dozen active sites and projects the Reporters’ Lab is monitoring around the world.
By Mark Stencel – November 22, 2016
Fact-Checking News | Student Projects
Journalism class monitors claims as the candidates face off during Wednesday's presidential showdown in Las Vegas.
By Mark Stencel – October 19, 2016
Local media is cranking up the scrutiny in 22 states and D.C. as the 2016 campaign season intensifies
By Mark Stencel – August 3, 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.
By Bill Adair & Mark Stencel – June 22, 2016
Survey shows strong interest, but local public media stations are slow to check candidate claims
By Mark Stencel – March 22, 2016
Reporters' Lab tally for 2016 finds nearly 100 sites and organizations keeping tabs on politicians
By Mark Stencel – February 16, 2016
Headlines speculating about a floor fight when Republicans gather in Ohio next summer showcase the art of media insta-analysis.
By Mark Stencel – December 11, 2015
Eight undergraduates will assist with news experiments and help explore the future of journalism.
By Mark Stencel – September 14, 2015
Fueling the insatiable beast
By Mark Stencel – May 14, 2014