David Emery

David Emery is a Portland-based writer and editor with more than two decades’ experience investigating rumors, hoaxes, and contemporary legends, first as a freelancer for About.com (1997-2016), and as a fact-checker for Snopes since July 2016. His varied media career has also included stints as a television writer, contributing editor of a (pre-internet) satirical newspaper, and newsroom librarian.