PolitiFact is working through May with Alabama Media Group and AL.com in Mobile, the Tulsa World in Oklahoma and the Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia. PolitiFact staffers do the actual fact-checking and writing while the local news organizations provide ideas, background and potential sources.MORE
As Republicans head to the polls today for the nationally watched runoff election between U.S. Senate candidates Luther Strange and Roy Moore, PolitiFact has focused its Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking forces on Alabama.
But its mission isn't only about sorting out who's telling the truth and who isn't in the primary contest to replace Jeff Sessions, now U.S. attorney general. PolitiFact is researching what people think about the organization itself and other news media outlets in some of the politically reddest places in the country: Mobile, Ala.; Tulsa, Okla.; and Charleston, W.Va. The goal is to improve credibility all around.MORE
Digby Solomon returns to the public square after his retirement from the Daily Press of Newport News, Va.More
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