TheFactual is described as 'Get smarter about the news you read' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are eight alternatives to TheFactual for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPad, Google Chrome, iPhone and Firefox. The best alternative is NewsGuard. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try AllSides or Media Bias Fact Check. Other great apps like TheFactual are our.news (Free Personal), Newsvoice (Free), NewsCompare (Free) and Ground News (Freemium).
NewsGuard uses journalism to fight unreliable news. Our trained analysts, who are experienced journalists, research online news brands to help readers and viewers know which ones are trustworthy--and which ones aren't.
Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC News) is an independent online media outlet. MBFC is dedicated to educating the public on media bias and deceptive news practices. The extension will display a color-coded icon denoting the bias of the current page.
The app gives you a personalized news feed by aggregating major news sites, independent media, and foreign sources. Each news story shows multiple perspectives and sources. Very convenient to have all the sources in one place.
Credder works by allowing journalists and the public to review articles, creating credibility ratings for every article, author, and outlet. This is done without censoring content, to establish an incentive for quality in online news.