A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. This site monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. The goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
Media Bias/Fact Check claims to be the most comprehensive media bias resource on the internet. There are currently 3700+ media sources listed in there database. Use the search feature above (Header) to check the bias of any source. Use name or URL.
PolitiFact focuses on looking at specific statements made by politicians and rating them for accuracy. PolitiFact is run by the editors and journalists who make up the PolitiFact team. They independently determine what to write about or how to rate statements using their news judgment.
When misinformation obscures the truth and readers don’t know what to trust, Snopes’ fact-checking and original, investigative reporting lights the way to evidence-based and contextualized analysis. Snopes always links to and documents their sources so readers are empowered to do independent research and make up their own minds.