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: “New study: The flu vaccine is ‘significantly associated’ with an increased risk of coronavirus”
Politifact rating: False
|Claim by Donald Trump: during a Tuesday news conference at the White House that the Biden-Sanders unity task force seeks to “abolish immigration detention.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim by Social media posts: A “face mask exempt card” exempts the holder “from any ordinance requiring face mask usage in public.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that cloth masks “do not filter anything” and that wearing one “risks your health, rather than protect it”?
Lead Stores rating: False
|Claim by Ted Nugent: Dr. Fauci, Barack Obama, and Melinda Gates traveled to a lab in Wuhan in 2015
The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False
|(International: Japan) Claim: Japan TV showed animated clip of Modi-Xi fight
Alt News 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