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    Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. We publish to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy. It is focused on looking at specific statements made by politicians and rating them for accuracy.

  • Hoaxy

    Hoaxy is a tool that visualises the spread of articles online found on Twitter, or in a corpus of claims and related fact checking. The Hoaxy corpus tracks the social sharing of links to stories published by two types of websites: (1) Low-credibility sources and (2) Independent fact-checking organisations.


    It is an "independent and nonpartisan fact-checker on Canadian federal politics." The team does through fact-checking of claims made by federal politicians and other public figures. Fact checks separate the facts from spin, distortion, omission, error, and lies. The organisation is run entirely by volunteers and funded by donations.

Featured Tools
  • BS Detector

    This browser extension works on Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Safari, and Edge, and gives you warnings when you are on a page that contains possible fake news. It analyses the site links to check for unreliable sources and possible fake news and then tells you why a particular site was flagged.

  • AllSides

    “News and issues from multiple perspectives” (left, centre, right). Includes a search tool that aims to highlight different perspectives on a topic. Not a fact-checking tool, per se, may be a useful resources for discovering different takes on a story. Don’t be fooled by media bias and fake news.

  • The Process of Establishing Integrity Checklist

    The Process of Establishing Integrity Checklist is by Dr. Susan Maret, a l lecturer at the School of Information, San Jose State University, and also a Project Censored contributor. It is designed to provide a "self-empowering and didactic path to finding trustworthy articles and sources of information."

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