German speaking association devoted to the detection and prevention of fake news on the Internet, with a clear focus on social media. Their motto is: “Expose false reports, clarify corrupted content and react to user problems.”
The oldest and largest and definitely one of the leading evidence based fact checking resources on the Internet.
From the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, it “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.”
Fact checking website focusing on U.S. politics.
German web browser for online fake detection.
A Unit of the Poynter Institute which brings together fact-checkers worldwide in order to synchronize efforts and to develop common positions among fact-checkers.
Fact-checking resource with the mission to educate the average Internet-user and thereby to defend democracy against its enemies.
Illustrates how right-wing parties use fake news to stir up anti-muslim sentiment.
- tagesschau, March 19, 2019
- New York Times, March 16, 2019
Introduces Christopher Blair – “one of the world’s most prolific writers of disinformation” and explains how fact checker Maarten Schenk detects and analyzes fake news.
- BBC, November 27, 2018
How a look at social behavior could help preventing fake news.
- New York Times, November 15, 2018
About the changing role and responsibility of librarians in the era of fake news.
- Forbes, April 10, 2018
Discussion piece about the role of US libraries in their struggle against fake news.
- Vice, March 21, 2017
A step by step instruction for teachers on how to introduce to the topic of Fake News, Fake News detection and potential damages that Fake News might cause.
- New York Times, January 19, 2017
A background article about the origins of bad news and the role of public libraries in educating their audiences.
- Public Libraries Online, January 11, 2017
Playful introduction to the subject of fake news.
Identifies fake and satirical news sites.
Browse all of President Trumps Twitter posts for mentioning of “Fake News Media”, superlatives, and personal biases.
For analyzing news sources.
For Evaluating Web Resources
An online “platform for the collection, detection, and analysis of online misinformation and its related fact-checking efforts”. Provides an interactive, dynamic graph and visualizes the spread of fake news and hoaxes on Twitter over time, including the identification of bot activity.