The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 8/24/2019

Share:

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 hoax: A viral hoax claims that Instagram users can stop the platform from using their pictures if they post a statement rescinding permission.

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Viral Quote: Claims that Hillary Clinton wrote, “I believe the primary role of the state is to teach, train and raise children. Parents have a secondary role.”

Check Your Fact
 rating: False


Claim by Facebook posts: Says President Barack Obama made it “legal” for the media to “purposely lie” to the public when he “quietly signed into law HR 4310 in 2012.”

Claim by Viral Image: Claims the image shows Ilhan Omar checking an automatic rifle while wearing a military uniform

Claim by Dan McCready: Says “Dan Bishop doubles down on removing coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Under his sham ‘association health plans,’ insurance companies don’t have to pay for medications for pre-existing conditions.”

International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Metallica playing Indonesian national anthem

Claim by multiple sources: Photo of detained UK Hong Kong consulate worker with sex worker in China

Claim by Facebook page Somtkar: Kashmiris protest abrogation of 370 despite Indian Army presence

Follow Blog via Email

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Media Bias Fact Check LogoProtecting you from fake news sites since 2015

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

[the_ad id="86448"]