PolitiFact http://wmot.org en PolitiFact Comes to Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/politifact-comes-tennessee <p>MEMPHIS, Tenn (AP/WMOT) --&nbsp; Two Tennessee newspapers have teamed up to launch PolitiFact Tennessee, part of a national organization that works to hold politicians accountable by fact-checking their statemenst and claims.</p><p>The Commercial Appeal of Memphis and the Knoxville News Sentinel will examine claims made by local, state and national officials. PolitiFact Tennessee will also track Gov. Bill Haslam&#39;s progress in meeting his campaign promises.</p><p>The papers that participate research statements by elected officials and others and rate their accuracy.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 16:17:55 +0000 Associated Press 6289 at http://wmot.org