How do I fact-check a political story?
What are some good websites with evaluations of trending claims?
You don't have to rely on just one fact-checking website. Compare the analyses of the different sites that cover the same story.
- The Washington Post Fact Checker
- Associated Press Fact Check: Political & News
- Television news archive – The Internet Archive's collection of news video includes some fact-checking. Search closed captions and view clips from 1,465,000 shows since 2009. Check for a phrase you think you’re hearing often, and find out if it's a talking point.
These two sites help identify which Twitter accounts are "bots" (automated accounts), some of which engage in harassment campaigns:
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