The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 3/23/2019


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 Facebook Post: Video Shows 350 People Accepted Islam In New Zealand After Christchurch Shooting

Claim by AFP Fact Check: Do Canada’s forests absorb more CO2 than the country produces?

Claim by Viral meme: “In a first, Germany is requesting the removal of the Trump appointed ambassador to Germany.”
rating: False

Claim by Viral image: A meme claims that a recording of a New York Democrat contains a quote about euthanizing elderly Americans.
 rating: False

Claim by Veterans of War Memorial: “We could build 30 walls with the $150 billion Obama gave to Iran.”


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