PolitiFact Digital Operations Manager
Becky Bowers directs digital operations for PolitiFact's national, state and international sites and mobile products — and sometimes, just for fun, writes and edits for PolitiFact.
Bowers has worked since 2002 for the Tampa Bay Times, formerly the St. Petersburg Times, as a copy editor, wire editor, copy chief, business graphics reporter, online business editor, deputy business editor, deputy government & politics editor and PolitiFact staff writer.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Becky Bowers
"Obamacare will drive 2.5 million Americans out of the workforce."
Recent stories from Becky BowersOur top 5 fact-check reports for May 2014
Fact-checks about Benghazi, taxes, Obamacare and the economy got the most eyeballs last month.Get inside PolitiFact’s email in-box in today’s chat
PolitiFact gets lots of email. Lots and lots of it. Meet the guy who reads pretty much all of it with a replay of our Google+ Hangout On Air.PunditFact fact-checks the May 18 news shows
A Fox political analyst took on the media over its coverage of Karl Rove's comments about Hillary Clinton, while California's governor went after the GOP on climate change.Fact-checking the May 18 news shows
Fox panelists wanted to talk about Hillary Clinton's brain, while California Gov. Jerry Brown took on climate change on ABC.Fact-checking Benghazi: The rhetoric hasn't matched up with reality
We've fact-checked recent claims about whether congressional budget cuts are to blame for a lack of security in Benghazi (not really) and whether the United States was "the last flag flying" in Benghazi (wrong). Previous fact-checks looked at whether the White House could have acted and didn't,whether Susan Rice suggested terrorism on the Sunday shows, if the media ignored Benghazi, and more.PunditFact fact-checks the May 4 news shows, claim about Benghazi
Pundits debated the White House's role in manipulating the story behind the attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.Fact-checking the May 4 news shows
You can't accuse the traditional media of ignoring the investigation into the response to the U.S. consulate attack in Beghazi, Libya, on Sunday.Chat with PolitiFact about Koch ads, Clippers owner
We’ve been busy fact-checking anti-Obamacare ads from a group connected with the Koch brothers and pundit claims inspired by now-banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. If you missed our noon chat, see our replay.Chat with us about health care, Fla. governor’s race
Thanks for joining us, folks, at our noon Google+ Hangout on Air about health care and the Florida governor’s race. Missed us? Check out the replay.Watch PolitiFact’s Google+ Hangout On Air
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