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 Candace Owens: Says George Soros is “funding the chaos” in Minneapolis via his Open Society Foundations.
Politifact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Users on social media are resharing a 2019 video of a SUV crashing through a mall, alleging it happened recently in Minnesota, where protests have broken out over the death of an unarmed black man after a white policeman knelt on his neck.
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Roy Cooper: “With retail, people are moving around and you don’t have as much a chance to spread the virus (as you do) when people are sitting or standing indoors” for long periods of time.
Politifact rating: Mostly True
|Claim by Trump: “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Viral video: A manipulated video makes it look like Joe Biden is incoherent during a television interview on ABC’s “The View.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|(International: India) Claim: Viral video claims to be from a hospital in Delhi where wards are full of COVID-19 patients
Boom 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.
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political
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