Nicoletta Pittner

Nicoletta Pittner was an API research assistant intern in 2013. She is pursuing a masters in communication studies at Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany, and came to the U.S. through the Washington Journalism Semester at American University. Her background and interests are in media analysis and research.

Why fact-checking is the root of journalism: 8 good questions with PolitiFact’s Angie Drobnic Holan

Angie Drobnic Holan is top editor in charge of PolitiFact, a news unit within the Tampa Bay Times organization. She sees fact-checking as a part of journalists’ mission to hold politicians accountable. While technology has changed quickly and challenged the work of journalists, the roots of journalism have not changed and may even become more […]