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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, 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, 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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