Bill Adair

Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy

(Video of Adair’s presentation at ISOJ2019 is below his bio, along with an article from the ISOJ team)

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Bill Adair is the Knight Professor of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University and the creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact. At Duke, he heads the journalism program as the director of the DeWitt Wallace Center and conducts research on fact-checking in the Reporters’ Lab. His awards include the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting (with the PolitiFact staff), the Manship Prize for New Media in Democratic Discourse and the Everett Dirksen Award for Distinguished Coverage of Congress.

Adair chaired the panel “Automation and the future of fact-checking” at ISOJ 2019.

Read the story covering Adair’s panel here.