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Bill Adair

PolitiFact-Gr├╝nder und Pulitzerpreistr├Ąger

Bill Adair is the creator of PolitiFact, the fact-checking website of the Tampa Bay Times that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2009. He served as editor of PolitiFact for the past six years and this summer will take a position as the Knight Professor for Computational Journalism at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Poynter Institute. He has worked in Washington since 1997 and has covered Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, national politics and aviation safety. Adair is the author of "The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation," a behind-the-scenes account of how the National Transportation Safety Board solved one of the biggest mysteries in aviation. He is the winner of the Everett Dirksen Award for Distinguished Coverage of Congress, the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award and the Manship Prize for New Media in Democratic Discourse. He lives in Arlington, Va., with his wife and three children.

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