The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 1/24/2019

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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 post on Facebook: Pepsi admitted an employee contaminated its products with AIDS.

Claim by Patricia Fahy: As for recreational marijuana revenue projections, “we are seeing all those numbers reach disappointing levels in the states that have legalized. They’re not meeting their targets for the most part.”

Claim: A person can be seen committing suicide by jumping from a bridge in the background of a scene in the movie “The Basketball Diaries.”

Claim: A video of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s niece saying he was a Republican proves the the civil rights leader was affiliated with that party.

Claim: Nathan Phillips falsely claimed to be a U.S. military veteran who served in the Vietnam War.


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