The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/09/2020


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 Viral Image: A photo of a horse being pulled through a scorched ranch is from the Australia wildfires.

Claim by Viral Image: A photo of a deer standing near a burned down residence is from the Australia wildfires.

Claim by Facebook posts: A collection of photos shows animals caught in the Australia wildfires.

Claim by Viral Image: Says a photo that shows a group of dead, scorched sheep is from Australia wildfires.

Claim: A video shared on Facebook purportedly shows former Vice President Joe Biden making a racist remark.

Check Your Fact Rating: False

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Claim by Social Media: CLAIM: Pills were found in Luppo cakes produced by Şölen Çikolata

Claim by Multiple sources: The “red flag” was raised for the first time over an Iran mosque and calls for revenge for general Soleimani

Claim by Multiple sources: Kim Kadarshian gifts JFK’s bloodstained assassination shirt to her daughter North West

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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