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Fake News & Misinformation: Websites
Learn how to distinguish between real and fake news, recognize media bias, and more.
Spotting Fake News
Fact Checking Websites
First Draft's Basic Toolkit is a collection of tools, readings and resources to get you and your newsroom started with online social newsgathering, verification and responsible reporting.
Double-checks factual information presented by politicians, media, and more.
Tracks and fact-checks the accuracy of news, statements, and promises of political leaders and candidates.
This site tracks published papers which have been discredited.
Find the status on urban legends, misinformation, and rumors from the Web.
Reports unbiased facts and provides links to reputable sources.
Examples of Hoaxes & Satire
Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division
An example of an unreliable website which discusses the health dangers of water.
Feline Reactions to Bearded Men
An example of a fake study, complete with academic bibliography.
Museum of Hoaxes
Contains information about historical hoaxes and fake photos.
A satirical news outlet.
Fake News Websites
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Research & Citations