The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/19/2019

Share:

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 Viral memes: Claims that former Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke referred to seniors and wounded veterans as “garbage.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: “I believe Obama would have gone to war with North Korea. I think he was ready to go to war.”

PolitiFact
 rating: No Evidence For That


Claim by Facebook posts: Quotes Mike Pence as saying that people with pre-existing conditions need “more Jesus care,” not health care.


Claim: The Opportunity rover’s final message to NASA from Mars was “My battery is low and it’s getting dark.”

Snopes.com rating: Mostly False


Claim: A photograph shows a group of women in KKK garb holding a sign reading “Women of the Democrat Party.”


[wordads]

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources



Subscribe With Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to MBFC and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 19,676 other subscribers


0 0 vote
Article Rating

Comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments