The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/28/2019

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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 Sen. Bernie Sanders: President Donald Trump sought to “throw 32 million people off of the health care they had.”

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 rating: Misleading


Claim by North Carolina Republican Party: Says replacing NC Supreme Court Chief Justice with most experienced justice is a “longstanding, nonpartisan tradition.”

Claim by Viral image: A photo shows Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with her legs spread.


Claim by Viral image: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said, “We must block Trump from stopping the return of the heroic Alabama mother from ISIS. In many ways she is more of a hero then our veterans. Welcome home sister!”


Claim: A photograph shows a billboard in the U.S. promoting the wearing of hijabs.


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MBFC News was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave studied Communications in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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