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NON-PARTISAN FACT-CHECKING WEBSITES
Site devoted to checking claims made by politicians and political ads. "A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center" (From the website.)
Like FactCheck.org, this award-winning site checks claims made by politicians and political ads; features the "Truth-O-Meter." Check global, national, and state-level facts.
Originally focused on debunking urban legends, the award-winning Snopes site has expanded its scope over the years.
Media Bias/Fact Check
Discover whether a particular source (radio station, television station, newspaper, website, etc.) is biased towards the left, the right, or somewhere in between.
Science Vs takes on fads, trends, and the opinionated mob to find out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between.
FACTUAL BACKGROUND WEBSITES
Public Agenda Online
Nonpartisan information about politics, political issues, and public policy.
Nonpartisan background information about topics of public debate.
A Library Guide to finding all kinds of statistical data.
Washington Post Fact Checker
This award-winning website was created by Glenn Kessler, who has been a journalist for more than 30 years.
Search for any news item, for example, Barack Obama's birth certificate, and this website will show you (in purple bars) the numerous fake news sites that helped spread the misinformation as well as any debunking sites (in orange bars).