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Fact Checking & Media Literacy: Fact Checking Resources

For COVID-19 Information

There is a lot of misinformation currently circulating about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  Looking for authoritative resources and accurate facts and information?  Please visit the State Library's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Research Guide!


November 3, 2020 General Election Information

Looking for information on the upcoming November 3, 2020 election?  Please visit the Voter Resources Guide.  

Some great fact checking resources for the election:

Looking for accurate voter information specific to your state?


It's always important to verify the information you see and read on the internet is factually correct, especially if you're planning to share information on social media.  Use this guide to help you become an expert fact checker.  Learn to quickly check the content of memes, news articles, blog posts, and other sources to make sure the information presented is accurate.

Regina Fitzpatrick

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Regina Fitzpatrick
New Jersey State Library
185 W. State Street
P.O. Box 520
Trenton, NJ 08625-0520
609-278-2640 x162
Subjects: Genealogy

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