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Rem Rieder, senior writer/editor at large of FactCheck.org, is a former editor at large and media columnist at USA Today. Before joining USA Today, Rieder spent more than 20 years as editor and senior vice president of American Journalism Review, a national magazine based at the University of Maryland. Rieder has held senior editing positions at a number of major newspapers, including the Washington Post, Miami Herald, and Milwaukee Journal. He also has served as executive editor of States News Service in Washington D.C.; managing editor of the Trenton Times, in New Jersey; reporter, Washington correspondent and deputy metro editor at the Philadelphia Bulletin; and reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Rieder has taught media ethics and multimedia journalism at Widener University and journalism courses at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. A Philadelphia native, he is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Center City Philadelphia.