AllSides: News & issues from multiple perspectives.
American Press Institute: Six Questions That Will Tell You What Media to Trust
EasyBib: 10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article
FactCheck.org: How to Spot Fake News
False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and "Satirical" News Sources: By Merrimack College Communication Professor Melissa Zimdars
Forbes: A Scientific Approach to Distinguishing Real from Fake News
How to Recognize a Fake News Story
Media Bias/Fact Checking: Comprehensive media bias resource.
New York Times: Skills & Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources
NPR: A Finder's Guide to Facts
NPR: Fake or Real? How to Self-Check the News & Get the Facts
Truth, Truthiness, Triangulation: A News Literacy Toolkit for a "Post-Truth" World: School Library Journal
Ten Questions for Fake News Detection*
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Center for Public Integrity: News about ethics, campaign donations, lobbying and influence in government and reports on the special interests that are funding elections and influencing government policy.
Center for News Literacy: Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Helps students develop critical thinking skills in order to judge the reliability and credibility of information.
CounterSpin: Weekly radio show that exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news, censored stories, and more.
FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting: National media watch group offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship.
First Draft News: Dedicated to improving skills and standards in the reporting and sharing of information that emerges online.
The News Literacy Project: Works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age.
On The Media: Weekly investigation into how the media shapes our world view.
Pew Research Center: Nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
Poynter: Resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens in 21st Century democracies.
ProPublica: Independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.