Article citations, often with abstracts, from more than 4,000 national and international periodicals, books and dissertations in medicine, nursing, dentistry, and related topics; online equivalent to Index Medicus.
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A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, FactCheck.org is a "nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics."
"A [Pulitzer-Prize winning] fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics." The site is best known for its "Truth-O-Meter," which rates statements on a scale of True, Mostly True, Half True, Mostly False, False, or the lowest rating: "Pants on Fire."
SourceWatch "profiles the activities of front groups, PR spinners, industry-friendly experts, industry-funded organizations, and think tanks trying to manipulate public opinion on behalf of corporations or government."