The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 1/23/2019


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 Sick Chirpse: People Bleed From Eyes After Consuming Synthetic Marijuana

Claim by Jacob Wohl: “Kamala Harris is NOT eligible to be President.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants On Fire

Claim by Chuck Woolery: “Nancy Pelosi’s bill for alcohol on her flights from Washington to San Fran every week? We pay for it. 1000 dollars. On average 52,000 Bucks, a year for BOOZE. Tax payer money.”

 rating: Pants On Fire

Claim by Multiple Sources: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said: “Just because someone is here illegally doesn’t mean they broke any of our laws.”
Claim: A photograph shows a Covington Catholic High School basketball game with students wearing blackface and/or black body paint in the stands.
 rating: True


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2 Comments on The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 1/23/2019

  1. judy Koehr // January 24, 2019 at 5:08 pm //

    Now that I see that you use Snopes for your fact checking……I am out of here…..they are a very crooked company and have been called on their errors before…..

  2. Media Bias Fact Check // January 24, 2019 at 6:25 pm //

    Judy, who do you recommend as a credible fact checker?

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