Stanford History Education Group. (2020, January 16). Sort Fact from Fiction Online with Lateral Reading. YouTube.
Blue Feed:Red Feed:See Liberal Facebook and Conservative Facebook, Side by Side
FactCheck.org Site for checking up on political claims.
Fact News Checker List of fake news sources.
Snopes A debunking site on the Internet that focuses on urban legends, news stories, and memes.
Hoax-Slayer Focuses on email hoaxes, identity theft scams, and spam.
SciCheck Focuses exclusively on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy.
Politifact The Pulitzer Prize-winning Politifact researches the claims of politicians and checks their accuracy.
Open Secrets From a research group that tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
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Install BS Detector, a Chrome extension, to alert you when you are reading fake news. To install the plugin, go to Chrome Web Store and add it to your browser. Once you have it up and running, it automatically detects and labels news from outlets that are known to spread false or misleading information on a regular basis and flags it with a red banner reading:"WARNING: THIS MAY NOT BE A RELIABLE SOURCE (FAKE NEWS)"