Check Your Facts #393
October 28, 2016
This week we're sitting down with three experienced fact-checkers to better understand what the process of fact-checking looks like from the inside, and what the challenges are when news and politics collide. We speak with Brooke Borel, a contributing editor to Popular Science and author of the book "The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking"; Michelle Ciarrocca, a researcher, reporter, and writer; and Dave Levitan, a science journalist and author of the upcoming new book "Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science".
- Brooke Borel
- Michelle Ciarrocca
- Dave Levitan
Michelle Ciarrocca is a researcher, reporter, and writer with more than 15 years of experience. She has worked for a number of award winning publications including Vanity Fair, the Atlantic, and the Retro Report covering a wide variety of topics including climate change, the global financial crisis, defense issues, war, and politics.
Dave Levitan is a science journalist, based near Philadelphia. He has written for a wide variety of outlets, from Scientific American and Discover to Slate, FactCheck.org, and LiveScience. His book "Not A Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science" will be released in 2017 by WW Norton.
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