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Neil Brown

Editor, Tampa Bay Times

Neil Brown is the editor and vice president of the Tampa Bay Times.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Neil Brown

Sen. Obama "made the very argument he is now criticizing back in November 2006."

"About 40 percent of Hispanic homeowners have subprime mortgages."

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Coming soon: We aim our fact-checking at the pundits

In today’s news media environment, there is great pressure to be first, to be provocative and to be popular. PunditFact will launch next month to fact-check claims by media figures and rate them on our Truth-O-Meter.

PolitiFact to launch PunditFact, checking pundits and media figures

PunditFact will be dedicated to fact-checking claims by pundits, columnists, bloggers and the hosts and guests of talk shows.

You can handle the truth

Neil Brown, editor of the Tampa Bay Times, says the recent controversy over fact-checking is all about power.

No sanctuary from exaggeration

Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney tussled over "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants at the CNN/YouTube debate. But their attacks exaggerate the effects of municipal policies on immigration.

In Miami, safety in numbers

The Democrats toss around lots of numbers in the Univision debate. They're right about health insurance and the border fence, but miss the mark on NAFTA.

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