Alec Dent

Alec Dent is the fact check editor and culture editor for The Dispatch. He is a graduate of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC Chapel Hill.

Alec Dent

Comedy Is on the Menu

‘The Menu’ proves a surprisingly funny dark comedy.

Has Iran Executed 15,000 Protesters?

The Iranian government has detained—but not killed—that number of its citizens in the past year.

A Lackluster Return to Wakanda

A review of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.’

Fact Checking Claims About Voting in Detroit

A claim by Donald Trump is misleading.

Fact Checking Claims About Voting Machines in Arizona

A problem with printing ballots was not a sign of election interference.

Paying Tribute to Agatha Christie

‘See How They Run’ offers nothing new, but maintains the fun of the whodunit genre.

‘Die Hard’ is a Holiday Movie …

... And that holiday is Halloween.