Useful Websites
Fact Checking & Misinformation

Tools to help you determine if news, rumors, and scandals are true or false.

The definitive Internet reference source for researching urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth-O-Meter.

LittleSis (the opposite of Big Brother) is a free database of who-knows-who at the heights of business and government.

Not Real News
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. From the Associated Press.

AP Fact Check
Fact-checking and accountability journalism from Associated Press journalists around the globe.