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 Chris Kapenga: Says it’s illegal to hold an absentee-only election or mail ballots to every registered voter
Politifact rating: True
|Claim by Jimmy Kimmel: Did Vice President Mike Pence deliver empty boxes of PPE to a hospital as a publicity stunt?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Mike Pence Did Not Deliver Empty Boxes Of PPE To A Hospital As Seen In Jimmy Kimmel Video
|Claim by Kirsten Gillibrand: “Immigrants make up a majority of essential workers in places like New York City.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
Do immigrants make up a majority of essential workers in New York City?
|Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook claims people in Pennsylvania that do not wear face masks in public face a $500 fine and up to six months in jail.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: IS PENNSYLVANIA FINING AND JAILING PEOPLE FOR NOT WEARING MASKS IN PUBLIC?
|Claim by Dan Forest: “We’ve still had more deaths to the flu this year than we’ve had COVID-19.”
Politifact rating: False
|(International: Pakistan) Claim: Pakistani hospital uses COVID-19 isolation ward to treat non-related ailments
AFP Fact Check 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
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Has the Navajo Nation lost more lives to COVID19 ghan 13 States combined?