The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/18/2019


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 CBTV: Trudeau begs Nigeria to send one million immigrants to Canada

Claim by “Muslim Ties to Notre Dame Fire”
 rating: No Evidence

Claim by Andrew Cuomo: “Fifty-two counties have average taxes of above the SALT $10,000 cap.”

 rating: Mostly False

Claim by Facebook posts: A video clip from the Notre Dame cathedral fire shows a man walking alone in a tower of the church “dressed in Muslim garb.”

Claim by Facebook posts: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said, “I think this country has had enough with white men in places of power. It’s time for a change and with your help I can be that change.”

Check You Fact rating: False


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