The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/24/2019

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 image: “Trump is now suing CNN over ‘pro-impeachment bias’ and he demands a ‘substantial payment.’”

Claim by Donald Trump: “I give away my presidential salary. They say that no other president has done it.”

Washington Post rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: “Nobody has ever done” a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day until Trump took office.

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: Took credit for making a “deal” between Turkey and the Syrian Kurds that he said “people have been trying to make” for years.

FactCheck.org
 rating: Distorts the Facts


Claim by Donald Trump: President Barack Obama tried to call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “11 times” but that “the man on the other side … did not take his call” due to a “lack of respect.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Obama Advisers Dispute That


International Fact Checks

Claim by multiple sources: Hong Kong activist faked attack

Claim by multiple sources: Li Ka-shing authorised pro-democracy slogan’s projection onto Hong Kong building

Claim by Zahid Siddiquie: Old image shared to tarnish Indian Army

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"]