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No Stimulus Check

Q: Is President Trump giving $612 to all working Americans and their families?
A: No. That claim originated from a satirical website.

Facebook’s ‘Fake News’ Initiative

In a radio interview with WHYY’s NewsWorks in Philadelphia, FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely talks about the recent announcement that FactCheck.org will work with Facebook to combat fake news on the popular social media site.

The Whoppers of 2016

Donald Trump again dominates our annual review of political falsehoods.

Video: Spotting Fake News

We offer a video guide of the advice we detailed in our report “How to Spot Fake News.”

How to Spot Fake News

Fake news is nothing new. But bogus stories can reach more people more quickly via social media than what good old-fashioned viral emails could accomplish in years past.