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Aaron Sharockman

Executive Director

Aaron Sharockman is the executive director of PolitiFact, and the Vice President for Sales and Strategic Partnerships at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.  Aaron oversees PolitiFact and Poynter's partnerships with newsrooms, NGOs and technology companies. He also oversees Poynter's MediaWise initiative, which aims to empower people of all ages to be more critical consumers of content online. Aaron has more than a decade of experience reporting on and teaching mis- and disinformation tactics with a focus on empowering citizens with more accurate information.

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