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 via Social Media: A bar graph compares homicides for various racial groups
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook claims President Donald Trump tweeted, “Anyone who ordered a ticket to my rally and didn’t attend should be arrested and face very powerful charges. #treason.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim by Instagram posts: “Companies that use prison labor: Whole Foods, McDonald’s, Walmart, Victoria’s Secret, AT&T, Bank of America, Starbucks, Wendy’s.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|Claim by Trump: On tariffs: “China’s not exactly happy with me. Billions, they pay us billions and billions of dollars … I took that money and I gave it to the farmers.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Facebook post: Says a 1942 Milwaukee YMCA brochure shows children playing a violent, racist carnival game
PolitiFact rating: True
|(International: Israel) Claim: No COVID-19 deaths in Israel due to baking soda remedy
AFP Fact Check 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/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience
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