Get detailed ratings of more than 4000 news websites that account for 95% of online engagement with news.See ratings displayed as icons next to links on all the major search engines, social media sites, and platforms.
See who’s behind each site and whether it has a record of publishing accurate information. Learn how each site fares on the nine journalistic standards NewsGuard uses to assess each site.
Get warnings on new trending misinformation sites as they are flagged and rated by NewsGuard’s 24/7 rapid response SWAT team.
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NewsGuard’s free newsletter, the Misinformation Monitor, includes data, trends and special reports on digital misinformation and disinformation. In our February edition, we share new data about the scale of online engagement with misinformation sites, explore how major U.S. companies are funding Russian disinformation with their programmatic ads, and highlight local “news” sites funded by PACs and partisan donor groups without disclosure.
The NewsGuard rating of news websites separates sites that are doing reliable journalism from purveyors of false or misleading news or disinformation. Advertisers use the NewsGuard ratings to build a list of reliable news sites safe for advertising and to keep ads off inappropriate sites.
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