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Fact Checking

SnopesOpens in a new browser tab – A fact-checking website that investigates urban legends, fake news, and folklore. “We always document our sources so readers are empowered to do independent research and make up their own minds.”

PolitifactOpens in a new browser tab - Fact-checking website that rates accuracy of claims by elected officials.

Fact CheckOpens in a new browser tab - A a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

Hoax SlayerOpens in a new browser tab – Hoax Slayer debunks email and social media hoaxes, thwarts internet scammers, combats spam, and educates web users about email, social media, and internet security issues.

inVidOpens in a new browser tab – a Chrome extension that authenticates videos to make sure they have not been manipulated.

Science FeedbackOpens in a new browser tab - A nonpartisan website that exposes claims that either contradict or over-hype science.” We believe it is scientists’ civic duty to better inform our fellow citizens in our area of expertise.”

Open SecretsOpens in a new browser tab - a non-profit, nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C., that tracks the effects of money and lobbying on elections and public policy.