Greenberg

Jon Greenberg

PolitiFact Staff Writer

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PolitiFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election and was one of the fact-checkers who launched PunditFact in 2013. Prior to that, he was executive editor at New Hampshire Public Radio and a Washington reporter for National Public Radio. He has twice won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for investigative reporting.

Email: jgreenberg@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Jon Greenberg

False

More like cautious acceptance

Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

Was NAFTA 'worst trade deal ever'? Few agree

Historically, workers hurt by global trade have leaned Democratic. But Trump's full throated attack on trade deals and China could change that.

Los hechos detrás del primer debate presidencial entre Clinton y Trump

PolitiFact analizó en vivo el debate entre los candidatos a la Presidencia de Estados Unidos. Cambio climático, declaraciones de impuestos y datos de violencia, algunos de los temas en este resumen de los chequeos realizados. El sitio argentino Chequeado.com produjo​ una traducción.

Trump, Clinton debate fact-checks (a running collection)

PolitiFact's running blog of fact-checks at the first presidential debate.

Fact-checking the first Trump, Clinton presidential debate

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

PolitiFact Sheet: Comparing the Clinton and Trump foundations

Each candidate is under fire for their family foundation. We created a side-by-side chart to understand the issues at play.

Hillary Clinton and the birther movement: Still nothing there

Donald Trump may have conceded that President Barack Obama was born in America, but he didn't dial down his claim that Hillary Clinton started the birther rumors in the first place. We took a look at all the evidence, especially new allegations.

5 big falsehoods of the 2016 election

From time to time, readers ask what are the biggest whoppers we’ve heard from the candidates for president so far this year. So we decided to take a quick look through the archives.

'What is Aleppo?' We'll explain it to you, and Gary Johnson

Libertarian presidential candidate asked on a national television program, "What is Aleppo"? We decided to help him with an answer.

Fact-checking the NBC 'commander-in-chief' forum

We fact-checked the NBC town hall forum featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

In Tanzania, Clinton Foundation trades on maize and beans, not name

The Clinton Foundation is a magnet for controversy in this election. But on the other side of the globe in rural Tanzania, the foundation aims to lift the welfare of the smallest farmers. And it's making headway.