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Articles tagged Bill Adair (5)

PolitiFact editor Bill Adair in the "Star Chamber"
Caroline O'Donovan    April 9, 2013
The PolitiFact founder, headed to a professorship at Duke, reflects on the fact-checking boom and talks about preparing the next generation of journalists.
PolitiFact editor Bill Adair in the "Star Chamber"
Andrew Phelps    August 21, 2012
As Bill Adair’s fact-checking enterprise turns five, PolitiFact is responding to criticism and adding a little structure to how it decides what’s True, Pants on Fire, or somewhere in between.
X-ray Gogs
Andrew Phelps    July 12, 2012
Dan Schultz’s BS-detection software really works, but there are a lot of technology issues — and people issues — getting in the way of a mainstream product.
bullshit-clippy
Andrew Phelps    November 22, 2011
A graduate student at the MIT Media Lab is writing software that can highlight false claims in articles, just like spell check.
politifactapp
Justin Ellis    September 19, 2011
In its expansion, PolitiFact sets its sights on becoming an Associated Press for fact-checking.