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    here's a ranking of the best fact-checking sites.

    it does raise the question, however, of how do we know we can trust the rankers?!

    https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5...king-websites/
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    Quote Originally Posted by gh View Post
    here's a ranking of the best fact-checking sites.

    it does raise the question, however, of how do we know we can trust the rankers?!

    https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5...king-websites/
    Are you channeling Juvenal ?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quis_c...os_custodes%3F
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    Snopes is my jam!
    Whenever someone sends me some viral 'exposé', Snopes usually already has the debunking info.
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    My experience is that those folks who should be checking Snopes (or whatever) before posting bullshit believe that facts are bullshit . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    Snopes is my jam!
    Whenever someone sends me some viral 'exposé', Snopes usually already has the debunking info.
    Same here.
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    FWIW, Snopes has been mentioned in 60 previous MB threads.
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    If you have one source that you rely on to tell you the "truth" on various topics you are likely setting yourself up for failure.
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