by AJ Delgado
Last Updated Aug 23, 2021
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Recommended Web Resources
There are a number of resources that can help verify if a recent news article or public statement and provide you the background information on the topic at hand. Here is a list of free resources with an objective reputation.
AllSides provides balanced news and exposes media bias.
FactCheck is a consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. It is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. They are also on YouTube.
PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials. More can be found on their YouTube page.
Snopes is a fact-checking website that deals with information being shared on the Internet.
Here is a thought provoking article from The Guardian about algorithm and media bias and what is being done to combat this for the upcoming 2020 Presidential election and beyond.