Inside the Meter

Q&A about the Obameter

PolitiFact Editor Bill Adair recently spoke with the Columbia Journalism Review about how we developed the Obameter and track President Obama's campaign promises.

Bill talked about our reporting process, what the Obameter tells us about the success of a presidency, and PolitiFact's founding principles of common sense and reasonableness. Read the entire interview here .

Columbia Journalism Review covers the nuts and bolts of how journalism works and calls itself as "both a watchdog and a friend of the press in all its forms." Its audience is primarily people who work in media, but we thought our readers would find it interesting, too.