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: Video caught an exchange between Fox News and New York Times journalists revealing they believe COVID-19 was a “hoax.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: An article shared on Facebook claims former first lady Michelle Obama called President Donald Trump the “dumbest president in United States history.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: A viral post on social media makes the claim that in Nigeria, citizens are burning Chinese-owned shops in response to cases of harassment and discrimination of African citizens in China
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Facebook posts: A banner with a swastika, “Trump” and “Pence” is from a Michigan coronavirus protest.
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Did Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the Coronavirus Reponse team in the Trump administration, “let it slip” that the lack of COVID-19 testing was because it wasn’t profitable enough for private labs?
Lead Stories rating: False
|(International: India) Claim: Viral outbreaks are spread by new telecommunication technologies.
BOOM rating: False
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