The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 9/10/2019


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 after a car accident comedian Kevin Hart has been “paralyzed from the neck down” and his “vocal cords have been paralyzed as well, leaving him with the inability to speak.”

Claim by Pete Buttigieg: “We could lose half the world’s oxygen because of what’s going on in the oceans.”
 rating: False

Claim by Joe Biden: “Immediately, the moment it started, I came out against the war at that moment.”

Claim by multiple sources: Trump endorses Duterte’s daughter for president of the Philippines

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Claim by Multiple sources: South Korean academic appointed State University of Jakarta rector

Claim by Facebook posts: Graphic shows ABP News questioned Conress for Chandrayaan-2 setback

 rating: False

Claim by Russian Foreign Ministry: “The Russian government regularly provides consular access to Whelan. What kind of isolation are we talking about?”

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