With the rash of disinformation and misinformation, a.k.a. "fake news" online, these are some sources that can help you get closer to the truth.
Additional fact checker sites for specialized topics:
For an in-depth discussion of methods of online fact-checking, see the free e-Book: "Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers"
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