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Know Your News
The Evaluate the news LibGuide was created to help you become aware of the news around you. This page offers just a few elements from the full LibGuide
Fact Checking Sites
See issues and political news with news bias revealed. Non-partisan, crowd-sourced technology shows all sides so you can decide.
Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.
The goal of the Hoax-Slayer Website is to help make the Internet a safer, more pleasant and more productive environment by: Debunking email and Internet hoaxes, Thwarting Internet scammers
Educating web users about email and Internet security issues, Combating spam,
Hoaxy visualizes the spread of claims and related fact checking online. A claim may be a fake news article, hoax, rumor, conspiracy theory, satire, or even an accurate report. Anyone can use Hoaxy to explore how claims spread across social media. You can select any matching fact-checking articles to observe how those spread as well.
Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times and its partners to help you find the truth in politics.
Reality Check The Guardian
Reality check: Our reporters investigate – with your help – the truth behind biggest stories of the day
FactCheck.org’s SciCheck feature focuses exclusively on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy.
Attempts to give accurate information about rumors, misinformation, folklore, myths and urban legends on a variety of topics, including war, business, events, toxins, science, military, popular culture
Truth be Told
Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film
Washington Post Fact Checker
The Washington Post has a very clear left-center bias and this is reflected in their fact checks. Their fact checks are excellent and sourced; however their bias is reflected in the fact that they fact check right wing claims more than left. Otherwise the Washington Post is a good resource.
Violations of Media Objectivity