Alex Demas is a fact checker at The Dispatch and is based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company in 2023, he worked in England as a financial journalist and earned his MA in Political Economy at King's College London. When not heroically combating misinformation online, Alex can be found mixing cocktails, watching his beloved soccer team Aston Villa lose a match, or attempting to pet stray cats.
A viral video uses legitimate footage to make a false claim.
Facebook users are sharing the clips as though they are real.
An emerging narrative exemplifies the complexities of Russian propaganda.
The toops were placed on alert more than a year ago, and not in response to a statement from the president.
The former president is criticizing the Florida governor for decisions he once praised.
No, peaceful protesters are not being ‘imprisoned without bail.’
Photo, video, and eyewitness accounts all tell the same story.
He participated in a Senate session in Washington that day.
The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.
The resolution that passed merely forwarded a resolution by Lauren Boebert to committee for review.