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Journalism, Ethics and the Law

Fact-Checking Sites

AP Factcheck
"Fact-checking, accountability journalism and misinformation coverage from AP journalists around the globe." Includes a regular feature on "NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week."
A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. They monitor TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases..
A project of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, PolitiFact focuses on looking at specific statements made by politicians and rating them for accuracy. They are also partnering with Facebook and TikTok to help try and slow the spread of misinformation online.
"Focuses exclusively on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy."
"The oldest and largest fact-checking site online."
Truth Be Told: Fact Checks
From Howard University’s Department of Media, Journalism and Film. Examines claims about the black community in public debate.
Quote Investigator
"This website records the investigatory work of Garson O’Toole who diligently seeks the truth about quotations. Who really said what?"

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