Is Politico a Reliable News Source?

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In the era of "fake news" and mass misinformation, finding a reliable news source can prove tricky at times. In fact, new sources like Politico, a political journalism company, have created entire sub-categories dedicated to analyzing and warning of the dangers of fake news stories. Without a doubt, fake news can pose a serious threat to both journalism and democracy, especially when high-profile public figures fling the term around whenever an otherwise reliable news source doesn’t support their agenda. With this in mind, we’re taking a look at what makes a news source trustworthy — and assessing how Politico stacks up.