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How to Do Your Own Accurate Fact Checking

Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.  In its exemplary form, it is based on universal intellectual values that transcend subject matter divisions: clarity, accuracy, precision, consistency, relevance, sound evidence, good reasons, depth, breadth, and fairness. "Fake News" & Misinformation Learn how to evaluate news sources, identify unreliable sources, misinformation, and conspiracy theories Fact-Checking Links A product of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, this site is useful for checking on political claims. Politifact The Pulitzer Prize-winning Politifact researches the claims of politicians and checks their accuracy. One of the oldest debunking sites on the Internet, focu