The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/26/2019

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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: Donald Trump said, “Immigrants aren’t people, they’re animals.”

Claim by Facebook posts: “SIX of the most prominent activists during the Ferguson riots have all been found burned to death in their cars. There are no coincidences here.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly False


Claim by Viral meme: President Donald Trump was honored for his “work within the black community.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Viral image: Chelsea Clinton is married to George Soros’ nephew.

Claim by Facebook posts: Soccer players on the U.S. women’s national team “stomped” on the American flag.

PolitiFact
 rating: False


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