Ramsey County Library will be closed on Monday, January 20.

Open Maker at RCL-Roseville will be unavailable on Saturday, January 18.

News and Media

Selected Websites

Fake News and Credible Journalism

  • AllSides

    Exposes bias and provides multiple angles on the same story so you can quickly get the full picture, not just one slant.

  • Center for Public Integrity

    Our mission: To serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.

  • Evaluating News Sources (University of Texas Libraries)

    Designed to help you sort reliable sources from the unreliable so you can make solid decisions about what kind of news sources to use in your research or day to day life.

  • Fake News: How to Identify and Avoid Fake News (Indiana University East Libraries)

    A quick guide to sorting out facts, weighing information and being knowledgeable online and off.

  • How to Fact Check Fake News Sites (video)

    From Channel 4 News (UK)

  • Politifact

    PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.

  • ProCon.org

    A nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that provides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.

  • ProPublica

    ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

  • Snopes.com

    The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

  • The Trust Project

    The Trust Project crafts tangible digital strategies to fulfill journalism’s basic pledge: to serve society with a truthful, intelligent and comprehensive account of ideas and events.

  • Veracity - Reverse Image Search

    Perform reverse image search on any image, otherwise known as ‘search by image’” to verify the sources of images used in articles or on websites.

  • Washington Post Fact Checker

    The purpose of this website is to ‘truth squad” the statements of political figures regarding issues of great importance, be they national, international or local.

Global News

Global News - Africa / Middle East

Global News - Americas

Global News - Asia

Global News - Europe

Local News Sources - Ethnic News Sources

Local News Sources - Special Interest News Sources

Local News Sources - State-Wide News Sources

Local News Sources - Twin Cities News Sources

National & International News Sources - Current Events/Public Affairs

National & International News Sources - National/International

  • Legacy.com

    Search obituaries in more than 750 newspapers around the world.

National & International News Sources - News Services - National/International

National & International News Sources - Newspapers - US Links

  • Newslink

    Links to newspapers, magazines, broadcast resources & online columns.

  • USA Today

    National U.S. newspaper.

Radio Media

  • Radio Locator

    The most comprehensive radio station search engine on the internet.

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