The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/18/2019


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 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.”

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.”

 rating: Mostly False

Claim by multiple sources: Trump slaps UK MP

Claim by Viral Image: Claims that billionaire Ross Perot left the Trump Campaign $100 million in his will.

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