The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/06/2020

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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 Social media posts: A video clip shows former Vice President Joe Biden saying only: “Culture, our culture, our culture. It’s not imported from some African nation, or some Asian nation. It’s our English jurisprudential culture, our European culture.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Out of Context


Claim by Facebook user: Image says Tom Hanks was photographed wearing a T-shirt with progressive slogans on it.

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Various websites: President Donald Trump held a recent Chicago rally with “upwards of 150,000″ supporters.

Claim by Various websites: “Adam Schiff Paid Witnesses Over $40 Million To Testify Against Trump.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by David Crowley: “Child care costs account for 24% of a WI family’s budget.”

International Fact Checks

Claim by Parvez Khan: False claim of people being picked from homes after implementation of NRC

The Times of India
 rating: False


Claim by Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter: Video shows a police crackdown in Assam as part of the NRC

Claim by Multiple sources: Uighur children praying in Xinjiang

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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