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Fact checking resources
Looks at the treatment of the same current news stories and issues from media sources considered conservative, centrist, and liberal. Helps readers identify bias and avoid polarization.
FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
Media Bias Fact Check
Resource for determining media bias through research and consumer opinions. Media Bias/Fact Check also provides occasional fact checks, original articles on media bias and breaking/important news stories.
Nonpartisan, Washington-based political journalism organization that serves as the one-stop shop for the fastest, most in-depth coverage of the White House, Congress, politics and policy.
Nonpartisan that evaluates the accuracy of claims made by US political officeholders, candidates, consultants, advisers, special interest groups, and pundits.
The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
Google News Custom Search
This Google Custom Search only searches the following 10 news sites, selected by PCC librarians and instructors, as reasonably reliable news sources that practice fact-based journalism. The sites searches include a mix of national and interrnation news sources: Al-Jazeera; BBC; Christian Science Monitor; Economist; New York Times; ProPublica; PBS; Reuters; Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.
Detecting False or Misleading News on the Web
Four Moves & A Habit
An info-graphic with 4 steps you should take to help you sort facts from disinformation when using the web. From the website: Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers.
Ten Questions for Fake News Detection
A one page list of questions to ask about any news source on the web.
Online Verification Skills
Facts & Opinions in Reporting