News and Fact Checking Sites

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


AFRICA CHECK

1200px-flag_of_the_african_union.svg Africa Check is a non-profit organisation set up in 2012 to promote accuracy in public debate and the media in Africa.


ALL YOU CAN READ

A large database of newspapers and magazines.


BUREAU LOCAL

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg An UK investagtive 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 <NEW>

Fact cheking tools from Google.


FULL FACT

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Full Fact is the UK’s independent factchecking charity.


GLOBAL INCIDENTS MAPS

Live reports of incidents around the world including – forest fires, diesease outbrakes, aviation incidents, human trafficking, terrorism predictions and border sercurity 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

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg A UK map of hyer-local news sites.


IN YOUR AREA

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg InYourArea aggregates all the latest news for local areas from news sites, blogs and social networks.


JUNK NEW AGGREGATOR 

This tool for evaluating the spread of junk news on Facebook was built by the Computational Propaganda project (COMPROP) at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII)University of Oxford


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).


MIDASEARCH ENGINE

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Matches results in over 1,000 UK National, Regional, Local and Hyper-Local news websites.


NEWS BLUR

NewsBlur is a personal news reader.


NEWSNOW

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


PATCH

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg Patch is a network of hyperlocal news sites spread across the United States.


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.


RUSSIAN INFORMATION NETWORK

1200px-Flag_of_Russia.svg Russian information site.


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.