Fact Checking and Fake News

Use the following sites to see if you can verify information you find.

Snopes
One of the longest-running fact-checking sites online. Evaluates urban legends and news stories

Politifact
Evaluates claims of politicians. Pulitizer-Prize winning site from the Tampa Bay Times

FactCheck.org
From Anneberg Public Policy Centre on claims in US politics

Some other resources:
Website Research: Fake News - Central Michigan University libraries

How to Spot Fake News – University of Toronto Libraries

How to Spot Fake News – Article. Eugene Kiely and Lori Robertson.
(Accessed April 25, 2018)

A Finder’s Guide to Facts – NPR