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New Poll: 43% of Republicans Want to Give Trump the Power to Shut Down Media

New Poll: 43% of Republicans Want to Give Trump the Power to Shut Down Media | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY |
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast Freedom of the press may be guaranteed in the Constitution. But a plurality of Republicans want to give President Trump the authority to close down certain news outlets, according to a new public opinion survey conducted Ipsos and provided exclusively to The Daily Beast. The findings present a sobering picture for the fourth estate, with respondents showing diminished trust in the medi
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NO WAY - THIS IS TOTALLY WRONG....   wake up Republicans - what are you thinking> We are the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...



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How to Spot and Stop Fake News

How to Spot and Stop Fake News | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY |
Follow this smart advice to rid yourself untrustworthy news sources.
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perhaps most of us have been victims by now...

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The 10 Best Fact Checking Sites

The 10 Best Fact Checking Sites | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY |
7/20/16 The purpose of this website is not only to deliver news, but to also be a resource on media bias and fact checking.  When checking facts these are the 10 sites we find to be most valuable.  In most cases, one of these sites has already covered the fact check we are seeking, making the job easy.  Listed below you will find our favorite (most trusted) fact checking websites.  Bookmark them or just visit MBFC News and we will filter them for you. Politifact– PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. PolitiFact is run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times, an independent newspaper in Florida.  Politifact is simply the best source for political fact checking.  Won the Pulitzer Prize. Fact Check– is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.  They are a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews [...]

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FACT CHECKING - check it out!



Lisa Davis's curator insight, September 18, 2018 6:51 PM
"A good fact checking service will write with neutral wording and will provide unbiased sources to support their claims. Look for these two simple criteria when hunting for the facts." ~
Pateley Nichols's curator insight, November 12, 2020 12:25 AM
This website is a helpful resource in distinguishing between the different fact checking websites that are available for public use. It provides individuals with the credentials and sourcing that each website is using and the affiliation of any related news source that it is linked to. 

Media Bias Fact Check relies primarily on the signatories of the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) for fact checking the sources they review. There are strict guidelines and set code of principles that they follow, for more information click here:

Here are some the Fact Checking Sites Listed: 
- Politifact
- Lead Stories
- Science Feedback
- AP Fact Check
- AFP Fact Check
- Reuters Fact Check
- Full Fact