News and Fact Checking Sites

Global links to International, national, local and hyper-local news, fact checking and library sites.

ALL YOU CAN READ
A large database of newspapers and magazines.

BUREAU LOCAL
An UK journalists website.

CHECK
Verify breaking news online.

CORE
We offer seamless access to millions of open access research papers, enrich the collected data for text-mining and provide unique services to the research community.

FACT CHECK TOOLS
Fact checking tools from Google.

FULL FACT
Full Fact is the UK’s independent factchecking charity.

GLOBAL INCIDENTS MAPS
Live reports of incidents around the world including – forest fires, disease out-brakes, aviation incidents, human trafficking, terrorism predictions and border security issues.

HOAXY
Hoaxy visualizes the spread of claims and related fact checking online. A claim may be a fake news article, hoax, rumor, conspiracy theory, satire, or even an accurate report. Anyone can use Hoaxy to explore how claims spread across social media.” (source Hoaxy website)

HYPER-LOCAL WEBSITES DIRECTORY
A UK map of hyer-local news sites.

IN YOUR AREA
InYourArea aggregates all the latest news for local areas from news sites, blogs and social networks.

LIVE LEAK
LiveLeak is a video news sharring website.

LUMEN DATABASE
“The Lumen database collects and analyzes legal complaints and requests for removal of online materials, helping Internet users to know their rights and understand the law. These data enable us to study the prevalence of legal threats and let Internet users see the source of content removals.” (Source: Lumen Database home page).

NEWS BLUR
NewsBlur is a personal news reader.

NEWS NOW
NewsNow displays breaking headlines linking to news websites all around the world.

NEWSPAPPER MAP
Find local news sites from all over the world.

PAPERBOY
World newspapers listed by country.

QUESTIA
Online research site.

REDDIT
Reddit bridges communities and individuals with ideas, the latest digital trends and breaking news.

SNOPES
Fact checking site.

SYRIAN ARCHIVE
News media resource.

WIKI-NEWS
Everything on this site is written by volunteers.

WORLD CAT
WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services.

WORLD FACTBOOK
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.