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Fact-Checking Websites

FactCheck.org
Award-winning project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
www.factcheck.org

Fact Checker
A Washington Post site and column with the goal of acting as "truth squad" for the statements of political figures.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker

FlackCheck.org
A service of FactCheck.org providing resources designed to help viewers recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads
www.flackcheck.org

Health News Review
A web-based project that rates the completeness, accuracy, and balance of U.S. news stories that include claims about medical treatments, tests, products and procedures
http://www.healthnewsreview.org/

Media Matters for America
A politically progressive media watchdog.
http://mediamatters.org/

NewsBusters
Media Research Center project dedicated to exposing & combating liberal media bias
www.newsbusters.org

OpenSecrets.org
The website of the Center for Responsive Politics, a research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy
www.opensecrets.org/

PolitiFact
The Pulitzer Prize winning project from the Tampa Bay Times
http://politifact.com

Snopes.com
An independent reference page aiming to debunk or confirm widely spread urban legends.
www.snopes.com

Sunlight Foundation
A national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that uses the tools of civic tech, open data, policy analysis and journalism to make our government and politics more accountable and transparent to all
https://sunlightfoundation.com

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