The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/24/2019


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 Viral image: A meme claims to show a Time magazine cover from 1977 warning of the “Coming Ice Age.” rating: False

Claim by Viral image: A viral image shows Joe Biden kissing a woman protesting the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: “Drug prices are coming down, first time in 51 years because of my administration.”

Claim by Beto O’Rourke: Trump is “proposing to build a 2,000-mile wall right now.”
rating: False

Claim by Kamala Harris: “In America today, women on average are paid 80 cents on the dollar of what men are paid for the same work.”

 rating: Mostly False


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