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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor primarily working on longform content. He joined Newsy full-time in 2012 and since has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel and Digital Trends, among others. He currently produces and edits the shows "What The Fact," a Politifact partnership, and "Up For Debate," an Intelligence Squared partnership.

  Recent Work
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History Shows Teachers' Salaries Aren't Keeping Up With Inflation

"Bare Feet" host Mickela Mallozzi dances alongside Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
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TV Host Mickela Mallozzi Travels The World One Dance At A Time

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Why Is The American Middle Class Shrinking?

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Who Are The Kurdish People?

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Dream Jobs: Fitness Influencer

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How America Reached The Edge Of Energy Independence

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State Attorney Says Florida's Red Flag Law Is Being Used Daily

Charred forest lands near cleared properties in Brazil's Amazon region.
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Fires In Brazil Stoke Clash Between Economic Gain And Preservation

A man fills out his Federal background check paperwork.
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How Federal Background Checks For Gun Sales Fall Short

Marianne Williamson
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Marianne Williamson Overstates Property Tax's Impact On Education

Rep. Bobby Scott
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Rep. Scott Says Federal Minimum Wage Can't Pay For 2-Bed Apartment

Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew Yang
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Fact-Checking Night 2 Of Democratic Presidential Debate In Detroit

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Fact-Checking Debate Comments From Sanders And Delaney On Health Care

Rep. John Ratcliffe
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GOP Rep. Says Volume 2 Of Mueller Report Never Should've Been Written

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'What The Fact' Full Episode: Fact-Checking The Big Issues Of 2020

Julián Castro.
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Castro: Illegal Border Crossing Used To Be Enforced As A Civil Crime

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Sen. Rick Scott's Tweet On Insulin Prices Leaves Out Some Context

Rep. Ilhan Omar and President Donald Trump
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No, President Trump, Rep. Omar Didn't Call Al-Qaeda 'Great'

Sen. Cory Booker.
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Booker Says Pot Arrests Outnumber Violent Crime Arrests In The U.S.

Pete Buttigieg talks with voters.
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Buttigieg Comment On Racial Disparity Lacks Data To Back It Up

Sen. Cory Booker
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Trump Campaign Criticizes Booker For Past Donations From Big Pharma

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Trump Is Wrong To Blame Obama For Family Separation Policy

Undocumented immigrants leave a U.S. federal court in shackles.
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Immigration Judges Are In Very Short Supply. Here's Why

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What's The Story Behind The 15-Year US-EU Aircraft Subsidy Dispute?

President Donald Trump at his 2020 campaign kickoff rally
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Trump Highlights The Economy During Campaign Kickoff Speech

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks to reporters
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Gillibrand Makes Big Error In Criticizing Trump On Bump Stocks

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Trump Says He's The Most Transparent POTUS — Evidence Says Otherwise

Joe Biden
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Biden Says 1994 Crime Bill Didn't Cause 'Mass Incarceration'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Deceptively Edited Videos Misrepresent Nancy Pelosi's Speech

President Donald Trump
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Trump Says US' Merit-Based Immigration Lags Behind Other Countries