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Introducing PolitiFact Tennessee, our 10th state

By Bill Adair
Published on Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 10:47 a.m.

The Truth-O-Meter is now in Tennessee.

The Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Knoxville News Sentinel have launched PolitiFact Tennessee, our 10th state partnership.

The joint effort of the two E.W. Scripps newspaper is led by Zack McMillin in Memphis and includes reporters Steve Ahillen in Knoxville; Richard Locker and Tom Humphrey in Nashville; and Bart Sullivan and Michael Collins in Washington.

Tennessee joins PolitiFact partners in Florida, Texas, Georgia, Rhode Island, Ohio, Wisconsin, Oregon, New Jersey and Virginia.

Our national staff and state partners have dedicated the equivalent of 35 full-time journalists to fact-checking and have published more than 4,800 Truth-O-Meter articles.

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