Fact-Checking: PolitiFact’s Editor, Angie Holan, Talks About How PolitiFact Does Its Thing

As part of the background for my recent post on the media, I interviewed Angie Holan, the editor of PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize winning fact-checking site. I’m posting the portion of our discussion that touched on PolitiFact’s mission and process. I’ve found PolitiFact extremely useful as an objective fact-checking source. They do an excellent job… Continue reading

Climate Scientist Brenda Ekwurzel Part Three: What Individuals Can Do to Help Mitigate Climate Change Risk

In October I spoke at length with Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, the Director of Climate Science for The Union of Concerned Scientists. The entire interview is covered in three posts. The first part of the interview was posted last week and addresses claims made by climate change skeptics. The second part of the interview discusses current thoughts… Continue reading