2014 Speaker Series

ICON Series Speaker: Bill Adair, Founder of PolitiFact

Bill Adair

Creator of “PolitiFact”, Knight Professor, Duke University

“Fact Checking the 2014 Election”

Tuesday September 30, 2014 at 7pmMoney_2

Extraordinary Ventures, Chapel Hill

He also serves as a contributing editor for PolitiFact and 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.¬†