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Fake News vs. Real News: Fact Checking

Fake News

Fact Checking Websites

FactCheck.org : This organization checks  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.

Snopes.com : This highly regarded rumor analyzing site has been researching rumors since 1995.

Politifact.com : PolitiFact staffers research statements and rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter, from True to False. The most ridiculous falsehoods get the lowest rating, Pants on Fire.

 

Duke Reporter's Lab

The Reporters' Lab maintains a database of global fact-checking sites.