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U.S. Elections

Fake News

You've probably heard a lot about Fake News over the last few years. Check out this video that guides you through some of the ways you can evaluate information on the internet to determine whether it is accurate and reliable.

For more information, visit our Fake News/Evaluating Online Resources Library Guide where you'll find more resources to help you identify fake news.

Double Check Your Facts

Have you ever shared something on social media without first checking whether it's true or not? If so, this News Literacy Project video is for you!

It shows you just how easy it is to believe fake news and how important it is to double-check your 'facts' with a reliable source before you share them.

News LiteracyNews Literacy Project

A nonpartisan national education nonprofit that provides resources for educators, and the public, to learn to be smart, active consumers of news and engaged participants in a democracy.

Fact Checking Websites

These websites fact check statements and commentary from politicians to help you determine whether the politician is providing accurate information, misleading information or simply misrepresenting an issue.



Operated by the Poynter Institute, Politifact focuses on rating the accuracy of statements made by politicians.


Fact Check


A project from the Annenberg Public Policy Center. FactCheck is a non-profit organization that monitors the communications from US politicians and poltical groups for factual accuracy.


Fact Checker

Fact Checker

Award-winning website and columns by Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post. Fact Checker reports on the truthfulness of statements made by political figures.