The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/16/2018


The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim by Viral image: Meme quotes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as saying, “Under capitalism, man oppresses man. Under socialism, it’s the other way around.” rating: False

Claim by Person: Author Stephen King strongly condemned the use of funds for a border wall via Twitter.

Claim by Viral meme: “This is mega millionaire Nancy Pelosi’s mansion on San Francisco bay.” rating: False


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