The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/04/2020


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 Bloggers: “Florida school drops Common Core – soars to number one”

Claim by Bloggers: “China produces 90% of the world’s carbon emissions pollution.”

 rating: False

Claim by Facebook post: An email from Hillary Clinton to Donna Brazile Oct.17th, 2016 stated: “If that f—–’ bastard wins, we’re all going to hang from nooses! You better fix this s—!”

Claim by Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar vowed “to remove senior’s ‘entitlements,’ Social Security/Medicare.”

Claim by Facebook posts: Says Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said, ‘You will give up your guns, if you don’t I’ll have the National Guard cut your power, your phone lines, and your internet. Then, if you still refuse to comply I’ll have you killed.’”

International News

Claim by Pakistani social media: India students deported from Canada for submitting fake IELTS results

Alt News
 rating: False

Claim: Rail companies have held average fare increases below inflation.

Full Fact rating: Half True

Claim by Facebook and Twitter users: Congress leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui said “ First I am a Muslim then an Indian”

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.

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