The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/9/2019

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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 Jacob Wohl: “Racist picture of Democrat North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper emerges just days after he called on Ralph Northam to resign – DAILY MAIL.”

Claim by Mark Dice: Green New Deal calls for drinking recycled urine

Hoax Alert – Lead Stories rating: False


Claim by Warren Gunnels: “Over 20 percent of Americans between the ages of 25-54 do not have a job, which is higher than was the case 19 years ago.”

FactCheck.org rating: Cherry Picks


Claim by Viral image: Muslim immigrants were responsible for 11,000 of 13,000 knife attacks in London in the past 12 months.


Claim by John Nygren: “Today, property taxes are lower than they were in 2010.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True


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