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 Stacey Abrams: “Since the reopening of (Georgia), we’ve seen our COVID rate skyrocket by 40%.”
Politifact rating: False
Stacey Abrams gets Georgia’s reopening COVID-19 trend upside down. Cases fell
|Claim via Social Media: Is the United States the only country on Earth that is protesting being on lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: The United States Is NOT The Only Country On Earth Where People Are Protesting Coronavirus Lockdown
|Claim by Mitch McConnell: “Clearly, the Obama administration did not leave any kind of game plan for something like this.”
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
Evidence counters McConnell claim that Obama team left no pandemic ‘game plan’ for Trump
|Claim by Donald Trump: Suggested that Pennsylvania was making “no effort” to reopen its economy.
FactCheck.org rating: False
Trump Falsely Suggests Pennsylvania Is Making ‘No Effort’ to Reopen
|Claim by London Real: Autism is nothing more than mercury toxicity”
Health Feedback rating: Incorrect
Vaccines do not cause mercury toxicity or autism, contrary to claim in London Real video
|(International: Qatar) Claim: The video shows gunfight in the coup d’état in Qatar.
Teyit.org 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