All the President's Spin
About the authors:
Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, and Brendan Nyhan are the founders and editors of Spinsanity, the nation's leading watchdog of manipulative political rhetoric. Since founding the site in 2001, their award-winning analysis has been cited in scores of national and international media outlets, including CNN, Fox News Channel, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, and they have appeared on numerous radio and television shows. In 2002, they were featured in a regular column on Salon, and they can currently be found every Thursday on the commentary page of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Ben Fritz is a reporter for the entertainment trade paper Variety. He also edits the satirical website Dateline Hollywood and was recently named one of the nation's top thirty business journalists under thirty. Originally from New York, Ben graduated from Swarthmore College and served for a year in the AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps. He lives in Los Angeles and can be reached at email@example.com.
Bryan Keefer is assistant managing editor of Columbia Journalism Review's Campaign Desk, which monitors the media's coverage of politics. He has worked at the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union. Bryan graduated from Stanford University, and lives in New York City. He maintains a personal blog at bryankeefer.com and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brendan Nyhan is a graduate student in the department of political science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. From 2001 to 2003, he managed new projects and later marketing and fundraising for Benetech, a Silicon Valley technology nonprofit. Brendan grew up in Mountain View, California, and attended Swarthmore College. In 2000, he served as the Deputy Communications Director for the Bernstein for US Senate campaign in Nevada. In 2003, he received an Award of Distinction in the Paul Mongerson Prize for Investigative Reporting on News Coverage competition. Brendan maintains a personal blog at www.brendan-nyhan.com and can be reached at email@example.com.
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