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Government

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) website provides tips for filing a FOIA request and getting started with the FOIA process.

U.S. Copyright Office

The U.S. Copyright Office hosts resources for teachers and students regarding copyright laws and fair use. The site also contains information about copyright registration and how to register online.

Media Outlets

FactCheck.org

FactCheck.org is a fact-checking website that focuses on political tv ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and press releases. Need a fact check on a new political issue or something the site hasn't covered? FactCheck.org also takes questions.

Google News

Google News is a computer-generated search engine that gathers news articles only from sites that meet Google's quality guidelines. To be approved for Google News, sites maintain quality journalistic values like original reporting and honest attribution.

NPR

NPR's mission is to work in partnership with Member Stations (independent, locally owned and operated broadcasters) to inform the public, increase understanding of the world and enrich the experience of everyday life.

PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour grew out of its gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Watergate hearings in 1973. For more than 40 years, the news source has provided reliable, substantive coverage and has been recognized for its original reporting.

PBS NewsHour EXTRA

An extension of PBS NewsHour, PBS NewsHour Extra strives to spark young people's interest in the world around them. PBS NewsHour Extra provides educational resources based on current events, specially tailored for teachers and students.

PolitiFact

PolitiFact is a Pulitzer Prize winning fact-checking site that rates the accuracy of political statements based on its Truth-O-Meter.

Snopes

Snopes is a fact-checking website that has been described as the "online touchstone of rumor research." The Snopes team does in-depth research to verify political news articles, social media posts, and other media circulated online.