Fact Checking Tools2017-08-29T14:23:55-06:00

In the era of fake news and deeply divided partisan rhetoric it is important to try to differentiate false or hyperbolic news and data from the real thing. Here are a few tools to help you.

How to Spot Fake News – by FactCheck.org

How to Detect Bias in News Media – by Fair.org, a national media watch group founded in 1986



Washington Post Fact Checker


Open Secrets

VoteSmart.org Рnonpartisan nonprofit that that provides free access to info on over 40,000 candidates and elected officials. This information includes voting records, position statements, and interest group ratings, among other areas.