Media Bias/Fact Check

The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/03/2019


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 Donald Trump: “Longstanding whistleblower rules (were changed) just before submittal of the fake whistleblower report.”

Claim by Bloggers: Clint Eastwood is dead.

 rating: Pants on Fire

Claim by Viral Post: claims Jeff Foxworthy created a series of statements distinguishing Republicans from Democrats

Claim by Adam Schiff: “[T]he president has admitted to pressuring a foreign nation to dig up or manufacture dirt on his opponent.”
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: Rep. Adam Schiff’s characterization of President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “bore NO relationship to what I said on the call.”
 rating: False

International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Soweto father who tortured his daughter’s rapist

Claim by KC Singh: Misleading tweet to take swipe at ‘HowdyModi’ event

Claim by United Nations Population Fund: Out of every [10 women] that died during childbirth, four had serious injuries such as obstetric fistula.