From left to right: Edmonson, Gillespie, Tharpe, Leung

Political experts examine how to separate fact from spin at an Emory University panel

Panel experts wade through the spin and get to the truth during political campaigns at an Emory University panel discussion, "Fact-checking the Political Spin: How the Experts Get at the Truth," held October 13 at the university. Moderated by Atlanta Business Chronicle Broadcast editor Crystal Edmonson, the panel featured Andra Gillespie, Emory associate professor of political science; Nancy Leung, senior editor of CNN’s “Reality Check,” and Jim Tharpe, editor of PolitiFact Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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