Author and journalist
Craig Silverman is an award-winning author and journalist and one of the world's leading experts on online misinformation, fake news and content verification. He is the media editor of BuzzFeed News where he leads a global beat covering platforms, online misinformation and fake news.
He is the former managing editor of PBS MediaShift and has been a columnist for The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Columbia Journalism Review. Craig also edited The Verification Handbook and The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting for the European Journalism Centre. His journalism and books have been honored by the Mirror Awards, U.S. National Press Club, National Magazine Awards, Canadian Online Publishing Awards and Crime Writers of Canada.