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 TRUMP: “Earlier this week, I met with the leaders of (the) health insurance industry, who have agreed to waive all co-payments for coronavirus treatments, extend insurance coverage to these treatments, and to prevent surprise medical billing.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Republican National Committee: “Biden supports a federal ‘assault weapon’ ban. Bernie supports a federal ‘assault weapon’ ban.”
PolitiFact rating: True
|Claim: Did Joe Biden, a U.S. Democratic presidential candidate, spar with a Michigan autoworker over the issue of gun control?
Lead Stories rating: True (This was mistakenly labeled false)
|Claim by Gae Magnafici: “More people have died from knowing Hillary” than coronavirus.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
|Claim via Social Media: A viral image on social media asks why seniors have to pay for Medicare and Supplement Insurance while “illegals get it all for free.”
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
International Fact Checks
Claim by Multiple sources: Former Pakistani PM at dinner in London while on medical bail in 2020
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Social media users: Saint Luke’s Hospital of USA says that consuming alcohol can reduce the risk of Covid-19.
India Today rating: Mostly false
Claim by Madhu Purnima Kishwar, Facebook Posts: Video shows training camp in Kashmir where boys are trained to become jihads
Boom rating: False
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