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 Check: Was the Georgia Gubernatorial Primary Rigged?

A former White House correspondent misrepresents information about Gov. Brian Kemp’s victory.

Fact Checking Claims That the Texas School Shooting Was a ‘False Flag’ Operation

A viral post also accuses CNN of using ‘crisis actors.’

Fact Checking Rep. Paul Gosar’s Claim About the Texas School Shooter

Gosar spread misinformation that originated on right-wing platforms.

Fact Checking Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘2,000 Mules’

The film’s ballot harvesting theory is full of holes.

Fact Check: Does Pfizer Say Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Unsafe for Pregnant Women?

No. Social media posts are basing the claim on out-of-date, third-party documents.

Fact Check: The White House Corrects Itself After False Claim About Vaccine

It was not the first time that the Biden administration made the claim.

Fact Check: Was the Secretary of Agriculture Arrested?

No, nor was he part of a plot to sabotage America’s food supplies.

Fact Checking Claims About Masks and Microplastics in Lung Tissue

An article cites a study that never mentions masks.

Arizona: the Epicenter of 2020 Election Misinformation

State and federal officials have continually pushed debunked stolen election theories.