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Mark Stencel teaches journalism at Duke, where he also is co-director of the university's Reporters' Lab. He also is executive director of JournalList and founder of Assignment: Future LLC. He previously held senior positions at The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly and NPR, and was a reporter for The News & Observer in North Carolina.
Fact-Checking News Strong growth in Asia and Latin America helps fuel global increase.
Mark Stencel – June 11, 2019
Fact-Checking News Collaboration, aggregation and networks add to the Reporters' Lab ongoing survey of fact-checking projects in more than 50 countries.
Mark Stencel – August 7, 2018
Fact-Checking News The annual fact-checking census from the Reporters' Lab finds 31 percent growth in the past year alone, and signs that many verification projects are becoming more stable.
Mark Stencel & Riley Griffin – February 22, 2018
Fact-Checking News Following a historic pattern, the number of American media outlets verifying political statements dropped after last year's presidential campaign.
Mark Stencel – December 13, 2017
Fact-Checking News With fact-checkers gathering for annual Global Fact summit, a Reporters’ Lab tally finds 17 new projects around the world. (But still not in Antarctica.)
Mark Stencel – June 30, 2017
Fact-Checking News Number of projects up 19% in a year; U.S. count holds steady after tumultuous election season
Mark Stencel – February 28, 2017
Fact-Checking News 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.
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.
Mark Stencel – October 19, 2016
Fact-Checking News Local media is cranking up the scrutiny in 22 states and D.C. as the 2016 campaign season intensifies
Mark Stencel – August 3, 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