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Fact Check Sites: Politics
FactCheck: A Project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center
FactCheck is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
"Since we were launched in 2003, FactCheck.org has received several honors for our work sorting truth from spin in politics. In 2006, TIME magazine named us one of “25 Sites We Can’t Live Without,” and also that year the World E-Gov Forum named us one of 10 sites that “are changing the world.” In 2008, PC Magazine called us one of the “20 Best Political Websites.” FactCheck.org won a 2010 Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for reporting on deceptive claims made about the federal health care legislation. In addition, we won a 2009 Clarion Award for presidential election coverage the previous year."
OpenSecrets: Center for Responsive Politics
OpenSecrets tracks funding support that candidates and officials receive from business and other sponsors.
Tampa Bay Times: PolitiFact.Com
Sponsored by the Tampa Bay Times and Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Fact Check Sites: Urban Legends, Scams, Hoaxes
This site targets internet security issues by alerting to dangerous spam, phishing scams and bogus warnings.
Snopes: Rumor Has It
Snopes has been investigating and debunking a wide range of rumors since its founding in 1995.
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