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Eng 101: Adase Internet Sources: Home

Finding and Evaluating Websites

Opposing Viewpoints

Citing Sources

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Media Bias Awareness

Fact Checking

  • Climate Feedback - network of scientists investigating claims about and media coverage of climate change.
  • Factcheck -- nonpartisan and nonprofit, "aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics"
  • Hoax-Slayer - debunks email and social media hoaxes; posts news about internet scams.
  • NPR Fact Check - National Public Radio's current and archived articles fact-checking statements of politicians.
  • Politifact​-- sponsored by the Tampa Bay Times, an independent newspaper, this website "checks claims by elected officials, candidates, leaders of political parties and political activists." 
  • Pundifact -- also sponsored by the Tamba Bay Times, specifically checking claims made by "pundits" or the so-called experts and opinion makers frequently interviewed on news programs
  • SciCheck - sponsored by FactCheck.Orf, identifies false or misleading scientific claims.
  • Snopes -- well-respected website that gets to the bottom of urban legends and national rumors.
  • Truth Be Tolda non-profit, non-partisan, sponsored by Howard University’s Department of Media, Journalism and Film in the School of Communications, examines claims about the black community in public debate. 
  • Washington Post Fact Checker - Award-winning fact-checking website, goal is to "truth-squad" statements made by elected officials and government leaders.