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Resources

Books

  • Big Book of Hoaxes, by Carl Sifakis, DC Comics, 1996.
  • Cheats, Charlatans, and Chicanery: More Outrageous Tales of Skullduggery, by Andreas Schroeder, McClelland & Stewart, 1997.
  • Encyclopedia of Hoaxes, by Gordon Stein, Gale Group, 1993.
  • The Experts Speak: The Compendium of Misinformation, Christopher Cerf and Victor S. Navasky, Villard, 1984.
  • Great Hoaxes of the World: And the Hoaxers Behind Them, by Nick Yapp, Robson Books, 1996.
  • Fakes, Frauds, and Other Malarkey: 301 Amazing Stories and How Not to Be Fooled, by Kathryn Lindskoog and Patrick Wynne, Zondervan, 1992.
  • Fakes, Frauds, and Flimflammery: Even More of the World's Most Outrageous Scams, by Andreas Schroeder, McClelland & Stewart, 1999.
  • Hoaxes, by Curtis MacDougall, Dover Publications, 1982.
  • Hoaxes and Deceptions, Time-Life Books, 1991.
  • Hoaxes that made headlines, Herma Silverstien and Caroline Arnold, Silver Burdett Press, 1986.
  • Media Hoaxes, by Fred Fedler, Iowa State University Press, 1989.
  • News and the Culture of Lying, Paul H. Weaver, the Free Press, 1994.
  • Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery: A Selection of the World's Most Outrageous Frauds, by Andreas Schroeder, McClelland & Stewart, 1996.
  • Tainted Truth: The Manipulation of Fact in America, by Cynthia Crossen, Simon and Shuster, 1994.
  • World's Greatest Hoaxes, by Richard Saunders, Jove Publications, 1980.

Online Hoax Collections

Fact-checking

Fact-checking--Military

Fact-checking--Science and Medicine

Fact-checking--Statistics

  • Stats Monitors the media to report on misuse of statistics, and offers advice on reporting statistics