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Introducing PolitiFact Tennessee

The Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Knoxville News Sentinel have launched PolitiFact Tennessee, the 10th state partnership for PolitiFact.com, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking website of the Tampa Bay Times.

The joint effort of the two E.W. Scripps newspapers is led by Zack McMillin in Memphis and includes reporters Steve Ahillen in Knoxville; Richard Locker and Tom Humphrey in Nashville; and Bart Sullivan and Michael Collins in Washington.

Tennessee, online at politifact.com/tennessee, joins PolitiFact partners in Florida, Texas, Georgia, Rhode Island, Ohio, Wisconsin, Oregon, New Jersey and Virginia.

PolitiFact's national staff and state partners have dedicated the equivalent of 35 full-time journalists to fact-checking and have published more than 4,800 Truth-O-Meter articles.

Introducing PolitiFact Tennessee 01/17/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 6:51pm]

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