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

Fact Check: Did George H.W. Bush Take Documents to a Bowling Alley?

The facility was temporary, well-guarded, and overseen by the National Archives.

Fact Checking Claims That the U.S. Government Paid for Starlink Systems for Ukraine

The government has paid for some, but not all, of the terminals delivered.

Fact Checking a Denzel Washington Quote

The actor said something nearly identical to a quote attributed to him in a viral meme.

National Conservatism’s Motivated Minority

Eschewing the idea of growing a coalition, national conservatives focus instead on the energy of the movement.

Marilyn Monroe Deserved Better

While showing Monroe's lifetime of mistreatment, Netflix's 'Blonde' lets the actress down one more time.