The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/15/2019

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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 Roger Stone: As mayor of Newark, N.J., Cory Booker “stole $600,000 from a city water authority and laundered it through his law firm.”

Claim by The Other 98%: Says Fox News anchor Shepard Smith stepped down after Attorney General William Barr “had a closed door meeting with Rupert Murdoch.”

PolitiFact
 rating: False


Claim by Viral Image: Claims the image shows the crowd outside Trump’s campaign rally in Minnesota

Claim by Educating Liberals: Claim that CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, NPR and PBS did not cover the discovery of more than 2,200 remains being found on a deceased abortion doctor’s property

International Fact Checks

Claim by Karti Chidambaram: PM Modi plogging on Mamallapuram beach was staged
Times of India rating: False


Claim by Multiple sources: A fight at at Keppel Shipyard’s canteen in Singapore

Claim by Multiple sources: Indonesia’s foreign minister cries tears of joy as the UN rejects Papua independence referendum proposal

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