The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/29/2018


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 Multiple Sources: Televangelist Pat Robertson said “God came to me in a dream and said that if America elected Trump, he would protect us from the effects of global warming.”

Claim: A photograph shows Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau posing with a burning Canadian flag.
 rating: False

Claim by Multiple Sources: The state of New Jersey is currently conducting, or plans to conduct, house-to-house confiscations of banned high-capacity gun magazines.

Claim by Russian Embassy in Canada: “#FreeMariaButina is a showcase that exposes all bias & hypocrisy of #feminist agenda, actively promoted in some western countries … #MeToo someone?” rating: False


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