FlackCheck.org is the political literacy companion site to the award-winning FactCheck.org. We provide resources to help students recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads in particular.
FlackCheck.org is funded by an endowment provided by the Annenberg Foundation to support the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics.
Latest Press Releases
Press Release - January 11, 2013
Press Release - October 31, 2012
Press Release - October 24, 2012
Press Release - October 15, 2012
Press Release - September 27, 2012
Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra make misleading statements about executive overreach on Fox News Sunday.
FlackCheck.org takes on some misleading claims regarding potential job loss and President Obama’s proposed minimum wage increase.
Does the White House pay its female employees less than male employees in comparable positions? FlackCheck.org breaks down this repeated claim.
FlackCheck.org addresses misleading claims regarding the Affordable Care Act from conservative group Americans for Prosperity as well as President Obama.
FlackCheck.org sifts through the claims and counter-claims and offers some facts about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
FlackCheck.org offers a fact check on a popular — but inaccurate — Republican talking point regarding a recent CBO report.
FlackCheck.org offers a closer look at some of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address claims.
FlackCheck.org offers a look at some problematic claims from both sides of the aisle on issues ranging from health care to the War on Poverty.
FlackCheck.org offers a look a FactCheck.org’s biggest Whoppers of 2013 about the Affordable Care Act.
FlackCheck.org points out some hyperbolic language from Rep. John Fleming (R., La.) regarding the Affordable Care Act.