Political Fact Check contains a listing of reliable web sites to help readers seek out political facts. Through research I found several reputable web sites most viewed and best-acknowledged on the internet. The information provided will serve the interest of conservatives, liberals and nonpartisans alike.
On a personal note: I am interested in seeking out the truth and facts vs. listening to opinions based on emotions, half-truths and lacking in substance. I choose not to be manipulated by the news media and stay informed by digging a little deeper for the truth. It is my responsibility to be an informed American citizen when casting my ballot to vote on Federal, State or community levels. It is a privilege that not all people have in other nations abroad.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Their goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
NewsBusters, a project of the Media Research Center (MRC), the leader in documenting, exposing and neutralizing liberal media bias. The NewsBusters blog provides immediate exposure of liberal media bias, insightful analysis, constructive criticism and timely corrections to news media reporting.
On the Issue.org
Their mission is to provide non-partisan information for voters in the Presidential election contenders, so that votes can be based on issues rather than on personalities and popularity.
Known as the nation’s premier website tracking the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens’ lives.
A project of the Tampa Bay Times and its partners to help you find the truth in politics. They examine statements by members of Congress, state legislators, governors, mayors, the president, cabinet secretaries, lobbyists, people who testify before Congress and anyone else who speaks up in American Politics. Statements are researched and then rated for accuracy on their Truth-O-Meter.
The Center for Media Democracy publishes SourceWatch, this collaborative resource for citizens and journalists looking for documented information about the corporations, industries, and people trying to influence public policy and public opinion.
The Washington Post
They have taken a different approach, creating a fact-checking site that is one journalists’ column/blog. Established by Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the St. Petersburg Times.
Whether you’re interested in civics news, discussion, outstanding multimedia on the Constitution — or the engaging connection among all three, you are welcome!
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But he answered, “It is written that Man shall not live by bread alone,
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