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Journalism - Evaluating News and Information: Politicians

This guide offers background on types of information and tips for analyzing sources in order to become an active information consumer and responsible journalist

Politicians’ Claims and Stances

Legislation

Example: Snopes

 

Political Campaigns

Example: Politifact

Politifact investigates politician's quotes to see if they are true. They then use the truth-o-meter to allow users to determine quickly whether the facts from the quote is true. Their analysis provides data and information used to verify or disprove the quote.

 

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