“How to Choose Your News” is an excellent educational video by Damon Brown that explains to students the difference between fact and fiction in the news.
One of the most popular sites on the web to find evidenced-based news that is cited so students can do their own research as well.
A great site for checking facts regarding political news that uses a very fun “truth-o-meter.”
NPR Fact Check
Students can find unbiased information regarding world news, including footnotes to address when news is skewed.
The National Association for Media Literacy Education is a great site to find, analyze, and evaluate all forms of communication.
Debunks hoaxes regarding email, social media, and internet security, and alerts students to the most recent scams.
A nice site for fact-checking political news, especially those in which both parties are speaking at the same venue.
An infographic from Common Sense Media that helps students become a “online detective” and decipher between fact and fiction.
An unbiased site featuring news topics from around the world that includes a media-biased comparison chart that shows where the major news providers fall on a given issue.