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.
Provides information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum by offering balanced news coverage, media bias ratings, and civil dialogue opportunities
A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center that checks the accuracy of political statements, news, and claims
Run by the Tampa Bay Times (which is owned by journalism school the Poynter Institute), this site checks and ranks political claims
This site, which has operated since 1995, fact-checks urban legends, rumors, and news
The Poynter Institute / Fact-Checking Resources
The Poynter Institute serves as the world’s leading resource for journalists to engage and inform the public in democratic societies.
Media Bias/Fact Check
Aims to call biased or deceptive news and media practices
Washington Post Fact Checker
Fact checks political and governmental topics