We will get more access to information in the future but the truth will get harder to determine. We publish lies as jokes, where the only way to know the difference is to know the truth already. But once we've had a few generations of this, how is anyong going to dig up the truth about the past any more?
Mokalus of Borg
PS - The answer is not "check it on Wikipedia".
PPS - Also, you can't easily fact-check a vague rumour.