Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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Jon Greenberg

PunditFact Staff Writer

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PunditFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election. 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

Mostly True

Not stump speech material

False

An exaggeration as big as Texas

Pants on Fire!

McInnes said to look it up, so we did

Gavin  McInnes
Gavin McInnes

"The Civil War wasn't about slavery."

— PunditFact

Mostly True

Trend is there, but no firm 2014 numbers

Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

5 myths about immigration

PolitiFact and PunditFact have published more than 400 fact-checks dealing with immigration since 2007. Here are five myths about the hot-topic issue.

Fuzzy math: Fox News tweet says U.S. spends penny a day fighting ISIS

The tweet quoted Eric Bolling, but Bolling's own network butchered his point. Read how.

Trump: Voter polls show U.S. support for abortion "down a little bit"

Donald Trump--speaking before the U.S. Supreme Court acted on a Texas challenge to abortion clinic restrictions put in motion by lawmakers in 2013--said polls show U.S. support for a woman's right to choose an abortion "is going down a little bit."   PolitiFact in Washington, D.C. found otherwise.   See our separate look into the number of Texas abortion clinics here.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

We look back at our fact-checks on gay and lesbian issues, as well as what candidates had to say about the recent court ruling.   • Chris Christie on the Truth-O-Meter • Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

Fact-checking the June 28 news shows

Donald Trump made his debut as a presidential candidate on the Sunday shows. We checked a claim he made about abortion.

PunditFact fact-checks the June 28 news shows

Donald Trump made his debut as a presidential candidate on the Sunday shows. We checked a claim he made about abortion.

Deflategate and the limits of science

When the New England Patriots were caught playing with underinflated footballs, everyone ran to the physicists for answers. Turns out, when we messy humans are involved, science only gets you so far. Tom Brady's appeal is scheduled for Tuesday.

PunditFact fact-checks claims about the South Carolina Confederate battle flag controversy

Pundits and politicians debated Sunday whether it's time to remove a Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina statehouse.

Fact-checking claims about the South Carolina Confederate battle flag

The Confederate battle flag still flies on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse. 

Fact-checking the June 14 news shows

Hillary Clinton's position on trade has dogged her, but her campaign chairman says her position is clear.