Gillin

Joshua Gillin

Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times

Joshua Gillin is a staff writer for PolitiFact Florida and the Tampa Bay Times. He previously was a reporter, editor and blogger for tbt*, the daily tabloid edition of the Times, and has written about media news for The Poynter Institute. A Nebraska native, he has a degree in journalism from his home state university and is a diehard Cornhusker. He has worked in many writing and editing capacities in news, sports and features at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Email: jgillin@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Joshua Gillin

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Wants judges he thinks "maybe could change things."

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Amendment 1 neither adds or subtracts protections

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He called Democrats' provisions a waste, not the concept of equal pay

Recent stories from Joshua Gillin

Fact-checking the second U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy go head-to-head in the second U.S. Senate debate. 

Live fact-checking the third Trump, Clinton presidential debate

PolitiFact has 20 staffers working Wednesday's third and final presidential debate. Follow their live coverage here.

Fact-checking the U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

The Republican incumbent and his Democratic rival from Congress fight it out in their first debate.

PolitiFact fact-checks the second Trump, Clinton presidential debate

The staff  of PolitiFact live fact-checks the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  

Live fact-checking the second Trump, Clinton presidential debate

The staff  of PolitiFact live fact-checks the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  

Live fact-checking the Kaine, Pence VP debate

PolitiFact will have 18 fact-checkers working tonight's vice presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence.

Fact-checking the first Trump, Clinton presidential debate

The staff of PolitiFact live fact-checks the first 2016 presidential debate.

Donald Trump, Pam Bondi and $25K: Was it pay to play?

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is no stranger to pay-to-play politics.

Rubio ad claims he helped constituent's daughter get cancer-fighting drug before FDA approval

Privacy laws make verifying the story difficult, but it looks like Rubio did initiate the process to help an Orlando woman's family.

Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

We review some statements the major candidates have made ahead of the Republican and Democratic primaries.