The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/08/2020

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 Nikki Haley: Says the Democratic leadership and presidential candidates “are mourning the loss of (Qassem) Soleimani”

Claim by Frederica Wilson: Says Betsy DeVos is the “most unpopular person in our government.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly True


Claim by Viral image: A photo shows “a Trump rally in downtown Philly yesterday.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Social media posts: A meme claims that Rep. Rashida Tlaib tweeted: “Americans have spent decades raping and pillaging my people. What goes around comes around.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Kellyanne Conway: President Donald Trump “didn’t say he’s targeting cultural sites” in Iran.

FactCheck.org
rating: False


International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple Sources: Indian movie star Shah Rukh Khan arrested in London over CAA Protest

AFP Fact Check
 rating: False


Claim by Multiple sources: These photos show a dog which saved a koala from the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires

Claim by Multiple sources: This photo shot from space by a NASA satellite shows the Australian bushfires

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.

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"]