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Hoaxy is a tool that visualizes the spread of claims online - via low-credibility AND fact-checking sources. Not all claims on Hoaxy are false, nor do they track all false stories. Created by Indiana University's Observatory on Social Media.
Play Factitious! Can you tell fact from fiction? Created by JoLT at American University, Factitious asks players to read snippets of news stories and determine if they’re real or fake – just swipe right or left!
LSU Manship School's Resource Guide to Fake News - a curated collection of the leading research, tools and news reports on fake news, deep fake videos and the threats posed to our nation's information flows and our elections.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
PolitiFact is owned by the nonprofit Poynter Institute for Media Studies. PolitiFact had been owned by the Tampa Bay Times, but in 2018 direct ownership of PolitiFact was transferred from the Times to Poynter, which is the newspaper’s parent company. The move allows PolitiFact to function fully as not-for-profit national news organization.
Snopes got its start in 1994, investigating urban legends, hoaxes, and folklore.Now it’s the oldest and largest fact-checking site online, widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and readers as an invaluable research companion.