PolitiFact seeks a reporter

PolitiFact is looking for a talented journalist to join our coverage of the 2024 presidential election. This reporter will specialize in stories about U.S. politics through the lens of mis- and disinformation, exposing false narratives online and holding the forces that create them to account. We’re looking for a reporter who can identify false claims […]

PolitiFact promotes Putterman to Florida government and politics reporter

PolitiFact has tapped Samantha Putterman to serve as a Florida government and politics reporter. She wrote on Twitter: “Excited to dig into all the things for my home state. Send tips, ideas to sputterman@poynter.org” Putterman joined in September 2018 and was previously a reporter at the Bradenton Herald. She has also worked as a digital […]

Poynter’s PolitiFact and The Philly Inquirer form state partnership

The Poynter Institute announced a new partnership between its fact-checking news organization PolitiFact and The Philadelphia Inquirer. “The Inquirer partnered with PolitiFact to bring an added layer of transparency and trust to our political coverage in this pivotal election year,” said Stan Wischnowski, Inquirer senior vice president and executive editor. “The timing couldn’t be better: […]