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 Wisconsin Republican Legislative Leaders: Wisconsin is “clearly seeing a decline in COVID infections”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|Claim via Social Media: Social media users have been sharing posts online that claim individuals who reported lower levels of income to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2019 will receive stimulus payments before those who reported earning more.
Reuters Fact Check rating: True
|Claim by Global Research: Are hospitals inflating the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths so they can be paid more?
Factcheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Says Democrats are on vacation until May 4 and “refuse to come back” to sign a bill to help small businesses.
Politifact rating: False
|Claim via Viral Video: Is Hillary Clinton heading to jail after taking a payoff from the Russian government in connection with the Uranium One controversy?
Lead Stories rating: False
|(International: Nigeria) Claim by Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar: The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is projecting that Africa’s growth will drop to 1.8%, and perhaps lower.Africa Check rating: Correct|
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