Drawing on Annenberg Public Policy Center research conducted over a period of more than 20 years, this FlackCheck.org video “Guide to Fact Checking On-Air and Online” shows how to minimize the power of the political ads aired in news reports and increase the effectiveness of ad watches. A step by step guide sheet that includes “Patterns of Deception to Flag in Ads” can be found here.
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FlackCheck.org is the political literacy companion site to the award-winning FactCheck.org. The site provides resources designed to help viewers recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads in particular. Video resources point out deception and incivility in political rhetoric. A special section called Engage features a moderated, online discussion of civics-related current events.