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Lucas Graves

Assistant Professor

School of Journalism and Mass Communication | Holtz Center

Lucas Graves is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where his research centers on the challenges digital, networked communications pose to media practices and institutions. He is working on a book about the fact-checking movement in American news. Lucas has worked as a technology and media analyst and a magazine journalist, most recently for Wired. He received his doctorate in Communications from Columbia University and a B.A. in political science from the University of Chicago.


  • A Brief History of Fact-Checking
  • Fact-Checking and the New Ecology of News
  • Blogging, Muckraking, and the Rise of “Annotative Journalism”
  • Networking Values: Net Neutrality, the NII and the “Democratization” of the Internet