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 Bernie Sanders: “The young vote, of people under 29 years of age, increased by 33% over where it was four years ago, and was even higher than Obama’s extraordinary victory in 2008.”
FactCheck.org rating: Misleading
|Claim by Donald Trump: “Our new (health care) plans are up to 60% less expensive and better” than Obamacare.
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|Claim on Facebook: Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren once said, “Having an abortion is no different than someone having their tonsils removed.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim by Facebook posts: “Trump’s daughter works at the White House. Her husband works at the White House. Rudy’s son works at the White House. Barr’s son-in-law works at the White House. Barr’s daughter works at Treasury. Trump’s sons do foreign business. Trump’s daughter is getting Chinese patents and…
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
|Claim by Donald Trump: Video shows House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripping up the president’s speech immediately after he honored the Tuskegee airman, retired Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee, and then again after other White House guests.
FactCheck.org rating: False
International Fact Checks
Claim by “ripcurl_models” Instagram account: A post on Instagram headlined “Ripcurl Model Application” is attracting a lot of shares and comments with an apparent call for “Models aged 11-21” to represent surfwear brand Rip Curl.
AAP FactCheck – Australian Associated Press rating:
Claim by Social Media: BJP letter where Manoj Tiwari asks Modi and Amit Shah to not campaign in Delhi
Alt News rating: False
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