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In the Sea There Are Crocodiles: Fact-checking

Resources to enrich and support reading of Castleton University's 2015 FYS Summer Reading Book, In the Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda

Fact-checking resources

Fact-checking resources

General

Fighting Misinformation
"Exposing special-interest spin and inappropriate influence on policy"


Political

Factcheck.org is "a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics"


Politifact
"An independent fact-checking journalism website aimed at bringing you the truth in politics"


For hoaxes, internet rumors, misinformation

Snopes.com

"Welcome to snopes.com, the definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation"


Museum of Hoaxes

"Explores deception, mischief, and misinformation throughout history, playing host to a variety of humbugs and hoodwinks — from ancient fakery all the way up to modern schemes, dupes, and dodges that circulate online."