Fact Checker

Here are some Fact Checker websites to help you verify the things you have heard about.

The Annenberg Public Policy Center / Project of the St. Petersburg Times
Nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics

Poynter Institute for Media Studies
Review specific statements made by politicians and rating them for accuracy. PolitiFact is run by the editors and journalists who make up the PolitiFact team.

Open Secrets
Center for Responsive Politics
Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the Center for Responsive Politics is the nation’s premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.

Snopes Media Group
Online resources that debunks Urban Legends and Rumors on a huge number of topics.

News Guard Tech
NewsGuard’s ratings signal if a website follows basic journalistic standards or instead has a hidden agenda or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.