FactCheck.org: This organization checks 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.
Snopes.com: This highly regarded rumor analyzing site has been researching rumors since 1995.
Politifact.com: PolitiFact staffers research statements and rate their accuracy on the Truth-O-Meter, from True to False. The most ridiculous falsehoods get the lowest rating, Pants on Fire.
Washington Post Fact Checker: Veteran award-winning journalist Glenn Kessler applies "The Pinocchio Test" to claims and statements by various political figures and political entities.
This LibGuide was originally created by Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill and Lawrence MA. Adapted with permission.