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Fact-Checking Tools for Teens and Tweens
There's been a heightened focus on the media since the 2016 election, especially with claims of "fake news" being thrown around by candidates and pundits. 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. 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.