The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/02/2019

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 posts: Says Facebook is now a “public entity” that will be able to “use your photos” and “information” unless you post a statement declining your permission.

Claim by Donald Trump: Under the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, the U.S. would “surrender American sovereignty” and allow “foreign bureaucrats to trample on your Second Amendment freedom.”
 rating: False

Claim by William Barr: ”No, I don’t (know about frustration in the special counsel’s office about Barr’s summary memo). I think, I suspect that they probably wanted more put out.”

Claim on Facebook: Did the Seattle Seahawks burn an American Flag in the locker room?

Check Your Fact rating: False


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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/02/2019"

  1. “PolitiFact rating: He heard from Mueller” How very brave of PolitiFact. SMH. HE LIED.


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