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: President Trump tweeted a video on Thursday night bearing the CNN logo purporting to show CNN’s misleading coverage of a viral video of two toddlers of different races happily playing together:
The Dispatch rating: False
|Claim by Jeanette Kowalik: “Our health department, our city and our county declared racism as a public health crisis last year.”
Politifact rating: True
|Claim by The Guardian: “Climate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows”
Climate Feedback rating: Low Scientific Credibility
|Claim by Donald Trump: Says before he planned a rally on June 19 “nobody had ever heard of” Juneteenth.
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
|Claim via Social Media: Posts shared on Facebook and Instagram claim that Derek Chauvin was “a registered Democrat, working for a Democrat police chief… in a Democrat controlled city, in a Democrat controlled state” and that he was “protected by a Democrat controlled union.”
Reuters Fact Check rating: Mostly False
|(International: Nigeria) Claim:“ Nigerian politician hospitalised after court removed his party’s chairman
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience