Media Bias/Fact Check

The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/24/2019

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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 Viral image: “The Ukrainian government just indicted the Burisma gas company & named Hunter Biden for accepting millions of dollars from a slush fund.”

Claim by Social media posts: “Virginia announced the End of Youth Hunting” and “no kid under 18 will be allowed to shoot a gun.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “A lot of it had to do they say with Ukraine. You know, it’s very interesting, it is very interesting. They have the server, right? From the DNC, Democratic National Committee.”

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Claim by Nancy Pelosi: President Trump “hasn’t built any new (border) wall” during his time in office.

Claim by Facebook posts:  Says Nike pays factory workers, 80% of whom are women, “20 cents an hour” and has them work “70 to 80 hours a week.”

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Claim by Multiple sources: Celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in the US

Claim by Facebook user Khan Atikur Rahman: System to mark attendance in Delhi school that alerts parents by SMS

Claim by Multiple sources: Thousands of drones lift a truck

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.