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 George H.W. Bush once said “If the American People ever find out what we have done, they will chase us down the street and lynch us.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Claim by Facebook posts: Says “Every single person who has cancer has a pH that is too acidic,” and claims Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Peace Prize for proving that cancer can’t survive in an alkaline-rich environment and thrives in an acidic, low oxygen environment.
Claim by Facebook posts: “No one mentions that illegals are free to leave detention centers anytime to go back to Mexico. They aren’t our prisoners.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Claim by multiple sources: Trump slaps UK MP
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Viral Image: Claims that billionaire Ross Perot left the Trump Campaign $100 million in his will.
Check Your Fact rating: False
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