Managing Editor, Knoxville News Sentinel
Tom Chester directs multimedia content for The News Sentinel, knoxnews.com and all other publishing platforms. He coordinates with editors across the newsroom to produce breaking news for the Continous News Desk, which provides content for knoxnews.com, mobile messaging, e-mail alerts, digital billboards and the print editions of the News Sentinel. He joined the News Sentinel in March 1987 and has held a variety of roles as a staff writer and editor. He is a University of Tennessee graduate and U.S. Air Force veteran.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Tom Chester
Says Tennessee has some of the lowest beer excise tax rates in the country.
Recent stories from Tom ChesterExamining 'Don't Say Gay' bill sponsor's claims about AIDS, gay men, risks of sexual activity
State Sen. Stacey Campfield, R-Knoxville, caused quite a stir with controversial assertions about origin of AIDS, risks of gay sex vs. straight sex and much more. We put one claim on the Truth-O-Meter on Friday, but wanted to share what our research turned up on some of the others, as well.
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