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 Donald Trump: “I’m leading in the polls; they have no idea how they stop me.”
The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios
Claim by Facebook posts: Says police are warning shoppers to use wipes to clean their carts over deadly risk of fentanyl residue.
Claim by Viral image: A photograph shows a woman doing cocaine with a child.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Claim by Donald Trump: “We’re putting up the bulk of the money [for Ukraine]. … Europe has to put up money for Ukraine also. Why is it only the United States putting up the money?”
The Washington Post rating: False
Claim by Viral image: Saddam Hussein said, “We cannot defeat America by the sword. America must be defeated within their politics.”
International Fact Checks
Claim by Multiple sources: Photo of George Soros and Greta Thunberg
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Rishi Bagree, Shefali Vaidya: Rahul Gandhi did not let Manmohan Singh cut his birthday cake
Claim by Social Media: Greta Thunberg’s Message To PM Modi On Climate Crisis
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