Miriam Valverde is a deputy editor at PolitiFact. Previously, she fact-checked claims about immigration, public policy, and COVID-19 as a PolitiFact staff writer. Miriam led the development and launch of MediaWise en Español, a digital media literacy program that teaches Spanish speakers in the United States how to spot misinformation online. Miriam reported for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Bradenton Herald, the Boston Globe and a Boston Spanish-language publication, El Planeta. Miriam graduated from Emerson College with a major in journalism and minor in business studies.