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Sources for Fact Checking
This news service looks at news from various perspectives to enable readers to get the complete picture.
Easy to use website that looks at the facts behind fake news stories. A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) is a media watch group that advocates for greater diversity in reporting. Provides in-depth analysis of news stories.
This website was started in 2003 by Brett Christensen in Australia with the intention of educating users about email, social media, and Internet security issues.
Hoaxes is a section of The Intersect, a blog from the Washington Post that looks at internet culture.
Media Bias Fact Check
Tracks over 1000 news sources and identifies bias. Includes a list of fake news sources as well as satirical sources.
PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by politicians. Sponsored by staff from the Tampa Bay Times, an independent newspaper in Florida,
Snopes.com defines itself as "the definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation."
How Americans See Fake News
You will find more statistics at Statista
Click on the image to view an interactive version of the chart developed by Vanessa Otero and for additional information.
Dealing with Personal Bias