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Evaluate Websites

Find Relevant Websites

Statistics

  • Not sure which statistics website you need?  Google your search term, adding the word statistics and the command site:.gov

Non-Partisan Reporting

These sites endeavor to remain neutral.  This is not an exhaustive list, but may give you a good start.

Media Bias

Fact Checking

  • Factcheck -- nonpartisan and nonprofit, "aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics"
  • 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
  • Snopes -- well-respected website that gets to the bottom of urban legends and national rumors.

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