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 Rudy Giuliani: “I brought crime down 65%” as mayor of New York City. “And right now, murder is up 58% under the ‘regressive’ Democrat mayor.”
FactCheck.org rating: Misleading
|The claim: Before Barack Obama, the country did not have ISIS, Black Lives Matter, antifa or a war on police
USA Today Fact Check: Partly False
|Claim by Democratic Party of Wisconsin: Says Trump used farmers’ struggles “to push through a multi-billion dollar bailout program that was nothing more than a handout for large agricultural companies.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|Claim via Social Media: OSHA… Wearing Masks Longer Than 20 Min Without Changing Them Out Dangerously Increases Infection Rates, Increases Co2 Levels & Significantly Decreases Oxygen Levels Causing Multiple Life Threatening Illnesses & Existing Illness Flair Ups. Cloth masks increase infection risk”
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Facebook post: Says Taylor Swift wants to remove the Statue of Liberty
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
|(International: Philippines) Claim: Filipino actor Piolo Pascual was killed in a carjacking in June 2020
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
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