See Zimdars' document and list of questionable news sites:
False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical “News” Sources by Melissa Zimdars
Listen to an interview with Melissa Zimdars on the radio program "On the Media," including advice for evaluating news sites:
A Savvy News Consumer’s Guide: How Not To Get Duped from Moyers and Company
Evaluating Sources in a ‘Post-Truth’ World: Ideas for Teaching and Learning About Fake News from the New York Times
How to Spot Fake News from Factcheck.org
A Finder's Guide to Facts from NPR
Attorney Vanessa Otero created this chart placing news outlets along a continuum of fact vs. opinion and a continuum of partisan bias. Click on the image below or scroll down for a larger version of this image.
Not sure if something is true? Check it out!
FactCheck.org from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Politifact from the Tampa Bay Times
"Fact-checking U.S. Politics"
Fact Checker from the Washington Post
"The Truth Behind the Rhetoric"
An independent website covering urban legends, Internet rumors, and other stories of questionable origin. Helpful for validating and debunking stories in popular culture. Cites sources for decisions made, i.e., true, false or mixed.
List of fake news sites:
TED Talk (18 minutes)
"On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving."