Managing Day-to-day Verifications
Karen Mahabir is the AP’s Fact Check and Misinformation Editor, based in New York City. She has worked as a reporter, editor and producer for the AP in its Mexico City, Washington and New York offices. Mahabir also served as Managing Editor of News for The Huffington Post for two years and has spent many years working as a reporter and columnist at several newspapers in New York City and New Jersey.
In this episode, we discuss what a Misinformation Editor does, live fact-checking, viral questions, ‘explainer’ pieces, and the rise of citizen journalism.