Fact-Checking

Poynter's Coverage of Fact-Checking

President Donald Trump, left, and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, take the stage for the start of the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Fact-checking Donald Trump and Joe Biden in the final presidential debate

Dr. Anthony Fauci is interviewed by television journalist Kristen Welker of NBC News on the North Lawn at the White House, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Fact-checking false claims about debate moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News

By Elena Dijour/Shutterstock

Disinformation or defamation? Attacks against Trump and Biden resemble those seen in other countries

By DimaBerlin/ Shutterstock

Faked emails show the power of simple hoaxes

Captura de Tela 2020-10-21 às 12.25.02

The Brazilian Ministry of Science used a generic Shutterstock infographic to present COVID-19 data

A voter deposits his advance ballot in a drop box Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Mission, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

How to find good information on election night