The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/18/2018

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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 Donald Trump: “Last year alone, we lifted 1 million Americans out of poverty, which is a record.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: Tariffs will “MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Most Experts Would Disagree


Claim by Person: Christmas was illegal in the United States until 1836.

Truth or Fiction rating: Not True


Claim by Person: Social justice warriors and millennials are demanding Santa Claus be ‘gender neutral.’

Truth or Fiction
 rating: Decontextualized


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MBFC News was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave studied Communications in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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