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Eugene Kiely, D’Angelo Gore and Jessica McDonald,

Jessica McDonald
Jessica McDonald
D'Angelo Gore
D’Angelo Gore
Eugene Kiely

Fact-Checking in the Trump Era

Three journalists at, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, will discuss its work fact-checking during the Trump administration and the 2020 election. Eugene Kiely, director of, will provide a brief overview of the fact-checking organization and its work, and how it went about reporting and writing an award-winning story on President Trump’s exaggerated claims about the tariffs he imposed on imported steel. Jessica McDonald, a science writer, will discuss her work fact-checking the president’s COVID-19 claims, and D’Angelo Gore, a staff writer, will discuss how the staff fact-checks the political conventions and debates.