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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


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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