Fact-Checking Tools for Teens and Tweens
Claims of "fake news" get thrown around regularly in the media. But how do you know if you're reading a credible news source or a website that's been compromised by a partisan agenda? Or even just satirical news that's gone viral? That's where fact-checking comes in. Sites that let kids verify the information they see in news stories, videos, and other sources are crucial to separate fact from fiction. And seeing how different credible news sources present information can help kids idenitfy bias. To get a snapshot of some of these sites, check out this video. For links to other sources, check out this list for the Best News Sources for Kids.