Inside the Meter

Coverage of PolitiFact

Highlights from press coverage of PolitiFact

An overview of PolitiFact

World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, Q&A with PolitiFact Editor Bill Adair, Aug. 18, 2011

PolitiFact in the States

American  Journalism Review, the Fact-Checking Explosion, December 2010 / January 2011
Poynter Online, Q&A on PolitiFact state partnerships, May 6, 2010
American Journalism Review, Facing the Truth-O-Meter: PolitiFact"s new Florida operation checks out the veracity of local pols" assertions, March 2010
Austin American-Statesman, Candidates, meet the the Truth-O-Meter, Jan. 14, 2010
Miami Herald, PolitiFact"s Truth-O-Meter will tell us when candidates are off the mark, Feb. 26, 2010

History of PolitiFact

Duke University Faith and Leadership Project, Q&A on the creation of PolitiFact, June 22, 2011

Partnership with ABC News" This Week
New York Times, ‘This Week" Adding Online Factchecks, April 12, 2010
Colbert Report, Sunday morning fact-checking with Jake Tapper and Bill Adair, April 14, 2010\
PolitiFact, PolitiFact to fact-check ‘This Week," April 8, 2010
Huffington Post, ‘This Week" Teams With PolitiFact for Fact-Checking Show Guests, April 9, 2010
Huffington Post, David Gregory is Really Excited About ‘Meet the Press"s" New Furniture, April 12, 2010

Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
PolitiFact, PolitiFact wins Pulitzer Prize, April 20, 2009
Knoxville News-Sentinel, PolitiFact is most important Pulitzer this year, April 21, 2009
Aron Pilhofer, A PolitiFact moment for journalism, April 21, 2009
Columbia Journalism Review, The more things change, April 22, 2009

Other coverage
New York Times, Fact-checker finds falsehoods in remarks, Oct. 14, 2009
Connie Schultz, Even in politics, facts are facts, 2008