It's always good to double check the claims you read, watch, and hear. Below are some tools you can use to verify those soundbite facts and quotes.
Not everything you find on a news site is news. You will also find opinion, editorial, and commentary pieces written by news staff or syndicated columnists. These articles appear in sections labeled Opinion or Editorial.
The same designation is normally included on the articles you find in databases like NexisUni...
or Academic Search Complete.