Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
© 2020 New York Institute of Technology
Is that really true?
Other recommended fact-checking sites.
- Coronavirus Facts Alliance
Unites more than 100 fact-checkers around the world in publishing, sharing and translating facts surrounding the new coronavirus.
- Duke Reporters' Lab: Fact-Checking
Includes a database of global fact-checking sites, which can be viewed as a map or as a list; also includes how they identify fact-checkers.
- Fact-Checker | Washington Post
Started on Sept. 19, 2007, as a feature during the 2008 presidential campaign. The Washington Post revived Fact Checker as a permanent feature on Jan. 11, 2011, helmed by award-winning journalist Glenn Kessler.
- Flackcheck.org | Annenberg Public Policy Center
Headquartered at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, FlackCheck.org is the political literacy companion site to the award-winning FactCheck.org. The site provides resources designed to help viewers recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads in particular. Video resources point out deception and incivility in political rhetoric.
- International Fact-Checking Network fact-checkers’ code of principles | Poynter Institute
The International Fact-Checking Network "is a forum for fact-checkers worldwide hosted by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies."
- Opensecrets.org | Center for Responsive Politics
Nonpartisan, independent, and nonprofit, the Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
A worldwide network of scientists sorting fact from fiction in science-based media coverage. Our goal is to help readers know which news to trust.
When misinformation obscures the truth and readers don’t know what to trust, Snopes.com’s fact-checking and original, investigative reporting lights the way to evidence-based and contextualized analysis. We always document our sources so readers are empowered to do independent research and make up their own minds.