Alex Demas

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.

Alex Demas

No, Biden Did Not Visit Ground Zero on September 12, 2001

He participated in a Senate session in Washington that day.

Yes, Mortgage Rates Have Gone Up During the Biden Presidency. Here’s Why.

The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.

Yes, the House Voted on Articles of Impeachment for President Biden. But Not in a Way That Really Matters.

The resolution that passed merely forwarded a resolution by Lauren Boebert to committee for review.

Fact Checking Claims About a Coup in Belarus

Reports of organized political opposition and the overthrow of Lukashenko’s government are unfounded.

No, Trump’s Interview With Tucker Carlson Was Not the Most-Watched Video ‘In the History of the World’

Twitter’s ‘views’ metric offers an inflated measure of actual viewership.

Untangling Jen Psaki’s Statements About Support for Late-Term Abortion

The former White House press secretary’s recent comments are misleading.