The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy is Duke University’s hub for the study of journalism. We study the interaction between news media and policy; we support watchdog and accountability reporting in the U.S. and around the world; and we teach about the media’s role in democracy.

About The Center

Review: Live fact-checking takes center stage at the State of the Union

Poynter's Daniel Funke offers an assessment of FactStream, a new live fact-checking app that the Reporters' Lab released for beta testing on Jan. 30.

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Know your pundit: What you don't see in politics coverage on TV

Mark Stencel, co-director of the Reporters' Lab, co-authors this analysis of political coverage on cable television.

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The Story of DeWitt Wallace: The Original Aggregator

The Legacy of DeWitt and Lila Wallace