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 post: Says a photo shows accused shooter Kyle Rittenhouse’s mother, armed with a long gun, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on the night two protesters were killed and one injured.
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim by Joe Hoft, Gateway Pundit: only 6% of all the 153,504 deaths recorded actually died from Covid, the rest had other serious illnesses.
Health Feedback rating: Flawed Reasoning
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): Retweeted a video, which had been posted under the heading “Black Lives Matter/Antifa,” of a Black man shoving a white woman into a stopped subway car.
FactCheck.org rating: Distorts the Facts
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Nobody making under 400,000 bucks would have their taxes raised, period, bingo.”
Washington Post rating: Accurate
|Claim via Social Media: A viral Facebook post claimed that the social media platform “is banning Trump from advertising for president.”
The Dispatch rating: Mostly False
|(International: UK) Claim: Footage from an anti-lockdown rally in London
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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