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 meme: A meme that asks “When will liberals check out the Quran?” lists nine supposed quotes from the Muslim holy book.
FactCheck.org rating: Out Of Context
Claim by Facebook posts: Florida drivers who have their cell phones “in hand” can be ticketed $250 and sent to “driving school.”
Claim by Multiple Sources: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wore a hijab and offered financial assistance in support of Christchurch shooting victims.
Claim by Multiple Sources: The Obama family was caught up in the March 2019 college admissions scandal.
Snopes.com rating: Mostly False
Claim by Facebook posts: Says Prince invested in Nike in 1971, recruited Michael Jordan to the company in 1983 and designed the first Air Jordans.
PolitiFact rating: Pants On Fire
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