USA TODAY Network journalists across the country will team up to provide instant on-screen fact checking and context for viewers across the USA TODAY Network and its social media channels.
USA TODAY, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), announced today that a team of expert reporters will provide comprehensive on-screen fact checking for the 2020 presidential and vice-presidential debates. The on-screen fact checking will provide USA TODAY livestream viewers with immediate context from topical experts to help hold each candidate accountable for their claims during the debates.
USA TODAY journalists are offering their expertise on various topics that have become key issues for voters in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, including COVID-19, the economy, social justice, health care, education, immigration, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Information about the team of experts can be found at debates2020.usatoday.com.
The fact checks will appear live on screen as concise, declarative statements of