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Tom Kertscher
Freelance journalist: PolitiFact fact-checker, AP sports reporter. Ex-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Al McGuire/Brett Favre author. Making A Murderer cameo.
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Tom Kertscher 22h
"Aegrescit medendo" -- the treatment is worse than the disease. My conversation with researcher on the dangers of doctors misreading lab results.
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Tom Kertscher 23h
My conversation with "hellraiser girl" about her research into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 17
China's cyber thefts of U.S. technology -- Joe Biden says he helped reduce it and Donald Trump has made it worse. My PolitiFact fact-check says Mostly True.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 14
Joe Biden says he helped cut China's thefts of U.S. technology and Donald Trump has made it worse. via
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Tom Kertscher Jun 14
China's cyber thefts of U.S. technology -- says he helped reduce it and has made it worse. My fact-check:
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Tom Kertscher Jun 14
500 people per day die from gun violence in the US, as US Rep. Ilhan Omar says? No, it's more like 100. My PolitiFact fact-check:
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Tom Kertscher Jun 12
500 gun deaths per day in the US? No, it's more like 100. My fact-check of US Rep :
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Tom Kertscher Jun 10
"The quality of movement and attention to detail are huge. Whether you're working at a desk job or whatever, the best thing you can offer is being available and durable to do whatever you need to do." -- EXOS trainer Jonathan Barlow to me for future story, on working out
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
"Love your athletes. What does this mean? Show them you care, every day. Take an interest in them outside of their athletics, spend equal time with all of them, not just the ones who are easy to coach." -- Exos coach Jon Barlow to me for future story on training athletes
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
Jen Tolentino of RockTheVote to me for future story on the centennial of the 19th Amendment: "I think getting the right to vote a 100 years ago, there was an assumption that women are equal and they should have equal political voice. But equality has been very slow in coming."
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission member Maggie Yar to me for future story: "You had white men coming into Black Wall Street by the truckloads and literally taking people out, lining them and up burning everything. It was a massacre."
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
My fact-check on whether Taylor Swift is right when she says most people, including most Republicans and conservatives, back LGBTQ nondiscrimination policies.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
“I think it brings new issues to the table," she says of women in elected office. “The women tend to work together more. I really think that that’s what we need.” -- Amanda Iovino of Winning For Women to me for future story on centennial of women gaining the right to vote
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Tom Kertscher Jun 6
My story for , with an assist from , on the 5-1 over the , avenging two humbling Miami wins.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 6
Taylor Swift says most Democrats, independents, Republicans back nondiscrimination for LGBTQ people. via
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Tom Kertscher Jun 6
My look at where the 2020 presidential candidates stand on universal pre-K.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 6
My conversation with Joseph Cao, 10 years after he became the first Vietnamese-American ever to enter Congress:
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Tom Kertscher Jun 5
NPR says Beck, with Pharrell on this one, is “at his most yeehaw, with plenty of slide guitar and harmonica spiked with a little N.E.R.D. rap-rock.”
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Tom Kertscher Jun 5
. is on target when she says most people -- across party and ideological lines -- support nondiscrimination policies for LGBTQ people, my fact-check finds.
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Tom Kertscher Jun 5
Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission member Maggie Yar to me for future story: "We have never dealt with the massacre the way that we should have. Why isn't it something that, if you're from here and live here, that everyone knows about and talks about?”
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