I regularly check long-form articles, including legally sensitive ones, for The Atlantic’s website and print magazine. To do so, I often confirm story details with different sources, assess scholarly research from various academic disciplines, and inspect court documents. I also every installment of Arthur C. Brooks’s column, “How to Build a Life,” and podcast, “How to Build a Happy Life.”
Additionally, I fact-check articles for The Appeal and Bolts, and I work as a checker for Burkhard Bilger, a staff writer at The New Yorker. Bilger is writing Fatherland, a book about his grandfather’s experience in Alsace during World War II.
In 2020, I checked the interstitial material for The Atlantic’s book, The American Crisis. This involved checking the introductions to each of the 39 essays in the collection, as well as its prologue and epilogue.
Some articles I have fact-checked include: