Interviews

At Zebra Fact Check readers have access to our interviews. If we use a quotation, readers can look up the context. Readers can also look at material we elected not to use in our fact checks or articles. Readers can also look at the way we framed issues for interview subjects along with questions we chose to ask.



Email outreach to PolitiFact’s Lauren Carroll, Sept. 4, 2016

Email message to PolitiFact’s Lauren Carroll concerning her Aug. 27, 2016 appearance on MSNBC Live. Sent Sept. 4, 2016. Dear Lauren Carroll, (cc Angie Drobnic … Continue reading

Email messages to PolitiFact’s Lauren Carroll and Aaron Sharockman

Aug. 28, 2016 email message addressed to the PolitiFact writer/editor team of Lauren Carroll and Aaron Sharockman Dear Lauren Carroll, Aaron Sharockman, Your fact check … Continue reading

Email interview with Dorothy Espelage

Aug. 29, 2016 email from Zebra Fact Check The fact-checking website PolitiFact recently published a fact check that was heavily reliant on a survey published … Continue reading

Email interview with Jan Urbanski

Aug. 29, 2016 email from Zebra Fact Check (addressed to Sheri Bauman, Dorothy Espelage, and Jan Urbanski): The fact-checking website PolitiFact recently published a fact … Continue reading

Email inquiry addressed to Darius Rejali

We sent the following message to Professor Darius Rejali on May 25, 2016. Dear Professor Darius Rejali, I’m a fact-checking journalist working on the issue … Continue reading

Messages to PolitiFact Missouri about the Will Kraus fact check

On Jan. 4, 2016, we sent the following message to PolitiFact Missouri writer Adam Aton. Though we included editor Mike Jenner in the salutation, we … Continue reading

Missives to Qiu and Holan about the Carson tax plan

Email interview questions posed to PolitiFact writer Linda Qiu and PolitiFact editor Angie Drobnic Holan through their published email addresses. Note neither replied to the … Continue reading

Interview: Zbiegniew Mazurak

We sought the opinion of Zbiegniew Mazurak on defense issues. Mazurak’s “About Me” page says “I’m a defense analyst with 6 years of experience in … Continue reading