The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 09/14/2020

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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 Paul Romero (R): “Pallet Company in Oregon City confirmed Antifa arsonist on camera. Douglas County Sheriff has 6 ANTIFA arsonists in custody.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Oregon law enforcement does not have six ‘antifa arsonists’ in custody

Claim by Joe Biden (D) on Michigan’s economy: “Donald Trump squandered it — and hardworking Michiganders are paying the price every day.”

AP Fact Check rating: Mostly False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Trump on virus; Biden missteps

Claim by Viral image: Joe Biden and Gretchen Whitmer were maskless at the Detroit Athletic Club “while OUR children are being mandated to wear a mask while playing outdoor sports.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Photo of Biden and Whitmer was taken before COVID-19 cases emerged in Michigan

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “Biden’s plan for the China virus is to shut down the entire U.S. economy.”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Trump on virus; Biden missteps

Claim by torontotoday.net: Netflix CEO gets BUSTED with 13,000 files of CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Netflix CEO Was NOT Busted with 13,000 files of Child Pornography

(International: India) Claim: ABP News claims Kangana will join BJP and schools/ college will not open this year

Alt News rating: False

Fake ABP News graphic plates on Kangana Ranaut and reopening of schools viral

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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