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"Fake News," Misinformation, & Disinformation

How to identify (and avoid) inaccurate information.

What is a Fact?

check mark What Is a Fact?

A fact is a statement that can be verified. A statement of opinion is not a fact. Fact-checkers work with content that is written; they do not research new material. Fact-checkers read the document in question and identify and extract all content in need of fact checking.

Fact-Checking Sites