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Evaluation Tools & Resources
Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers
Free eBook by Mike Caulfield. Illustrates a number of principles and techniques for checking claims, and tracing the origins of stories and photos shared on the web and social media.
Evaluating Information Tutorials
This module covers the basics of evaluating resources for authority, accuracy, and other criteria.
Evaluating Sources Infographics & Videos
Fact Checking Sites
Annenberg Political Factcheck - Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players.'
FactChecker (Washington Post)
Weekly blog from the Washington Post.
From the St. Petersburg Times and Congressional Quarterly. Has a 'Truth-O-Meter' scorecard checking the attacks on the candidates (includes explanations).
"Oldest and largest fact-checking site on the Internet".
"Dedicated to checking the accuracy of claims by pundits, columnists, bloggers, political analysts, the hosts and guests of talk shows, and other members of the media."
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