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 Facebook posts: “The NFL agreed to give the domestic terror group, BLM, 250 million dollars.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|The claim: Deaths from COVID-19 have surpassed combined US battle deaths from several conflicts
USA Today Fact Check rating: True
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???”
PolitiFact rating: Trump can’t delay election
|Claim via Social Media: Did Stage 4 colon cancer cause Herman Cain’s death on July 30, 2020, and not COVID-19, as Cain’s own Twitter account and website reported?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim by Facebook posts: The longest filibuster in U.S. history was 75 days and “took place in 1964, when Democrats tried to block the Civil Rights Act.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|(International: Nepal) Claim: All Canadian citizens are entitled to a government grant of $200 a day from July 8 to Aug. 8 for staying home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus
Check Your Fact 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