Fact-checking websites can help you investigate claims to help you determine whether what you hear or read is true. These resources can help you determine the legitimacy of a claim, but even fact-checking websites should be examined critically.
A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center that checks the accuracy of political statements, news, and claims
Run by the Poynter Institute, a journalism school, this site checks and ranks political claims
This site, which has operated since 1995, fact-checks urban legends, rumors, and news
Fact checks political and governmental topics
This professional networking site can be used to check the qualifications and expertise of authors
CSUN University Library. Fact-Checking News. https://libguides.csun.edu/fact-checking/home.
Select the image below to visit an interactive media bias chart, which ranks popular news sources by both political bias and overall reliability.
News Literacy Project. “Five Types of Bias.” https://newslit.org/educators/resources/understanding-bias/.
Ad Fontes Media. Interactive Media Bias Chart (Free Public Edition). https://adfontesmedia.com/interactive-media-bias-chart/. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.