Khaya Himmelman

Khaya Himmelman is a fact checker for The Dispatch. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and Barnard College.

Khaya Himmelman

Fact Checking Claims About Dominion Voting Systems and the Colorado Recount

The company’s voting machines did not fail a ‘logic and accuracy’ test.

Fact Check: Justin Bieber’s Facial Paralysis not Vaccine-Related

A satirical news story fooled some social media users.

Fact Check: Fentanyl Overdose Not Possible Through Skin Exposure

Toxicologists refute claims in a viral story.

Fact Check: COVID Vaccines Don’t Result in Male Infertility

A Gateway Pundit article misrepresents a recent study.

Fact-Checking Claims That COVID Vaccines Cause a Brain Disorder

Some groups are misinterpreting two studies.

Fact Checking Claims About the January 6 Committee’s Partisanship

The committee is not a ‘one party operation.’

Fact-Checking Day 2 of the January 6 Hearings

Revisiting many of the "Stop the Steal" hits from the 2020 election.