Media Bias/Fact Check

The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/23/2019


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 multiple sources: Trump joins calls to revoke Philippine journalist’s US citizenship

Claim by Dan Bishop: Says “Dan McCready took money from Ilhan Omar”

Claim by viral image: Claims photo shows Trump pointing to a sign that reads “go back to the sh*thole you came from”

Claim by Viral image: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “got a total of 16,000 votes” in the 2018 election.
 rating: Distorts the Facts

Claim by Multiple sources: Dead sperm whales wash up in Germany with stomachs full of plastic and car parts