FactCheck Scores Again

For the second year in a row, Annenberg Political Fact Check (www.factcheck.org) has been included among the 25 Sites We Can’t Live Without by Time.com (http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,1636920,00.html#). FactCheck “is an independent, nonpartisan effort to cut through the routine spin and dissembling of politicians and other public figures,” noted Time. “Staff writers check speeches, TV ads, news

FactCheck.ED, new classroom website, is unveiled

FactCheckED, a new website designed to help high school students learn to think analytically, has been launched. An offshoot of the prize-winning FactCheck.org website (www.factcheck.org), FactCheckED (www.FactCheckED.org) will offer tools that enable students to search out accurate and unbiased information and in the process become better informed consumers and citizens. In addition, FactCheckED offers lesson plans for

FactCheck.org feted twice on Friday

FactCheck.org’s success as a watchdog of campaign advertising honesty and accuracy was recognized on two continents Friday. At an awards ceremony in Paris, FactCheck, which operates from the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Washington office, was selected one of the “Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics” in an international competition. The

FactCheck.org Named by Time.com as “One of 25 Sites We Can’t Live Without”

FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan website devoted to reducing the level of confusion and deception in U.S. politics, yesterday was named by Time.com as one of “25 Sites We Can’t Live Without.” FactCheck, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, joins web heavies such as Google, Amazon, Ebay, ESPN, Wikipedia and