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News Sources

Evaluating news stories


All news sources have political leanings, left (more liberal), right (more conservative), and centrist.  Determining the partisan bias of a news source isn't an exact science, but here are a couple of sources that may help:

Fake news

Is the news report you're reading or watching outright false or not and how can you tell? Note: this is not the same thing as political bias. A story might have a political leaning or position with which you disagree, but that doesn't make it fake. Some tools to help you determine the veracity of the news:

Fact checking sites

Tips for recognizing fake news

News industry (and partners) efforts to build trust and transparency

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