Resources to Identify Fake News
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.
Mostly aimed at journalists, this site provides valuable verification resources, fake news quizzes, and more.
A resource for checking the veracity of email and social media messages, phone and chain letters scams, and more.
A not-for-profit, non-partisan news site that publishes the latest international media ethics news and investigations into ethical lapses.
A comprehensive resource for tracking money in politics, such as federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and more.
A fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.
A site devoted to fact-checking pundits.
A searchable database of fake, satire, and biased news websites.
A popular fact-checking resource for myths, rumors, misinformation and urban legends.
The website covers a wide variety of topics (hoaxes, e-rumors, and more,) and answers “truth or fiction” questions emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The site debunks urban legends and folklore on the web: Internet hoaxes, rumors, and myths.
Use Reverse Image Searching to Verify Authenticity of Images
Give it an image and it will tell you where the image appears on the web:
Google Image Searching
TinEye Reverse Image Search
Get Familiar with Satirical Sites
Satire websites are sites that make fun of the news. The stories are typically over the top and meant to be funny.
The Borowitz Report
The Daily Currant
The Gomer Blog