The fact checking sites included in this toolkit help to verify that information comes from a trustworthy source. Media sources feel pressured to report the news at a greater speed than ever before, often resulting in an erosion of accuracy. Fortunately, there are a number of online tools that help verify facts and data; some of the most recommended sites are included here.
These websites have taken up the task of increasing awareness against rumors and misinformation by presenting evidence and hard facts. The sites presented in this toolkit help the user distinguish between the truth and rumors, and to aid in applying critical thinking skills to information consumption.
Fact Checking Tools
Types of Tools and Suggested Uses