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 Erin Burnett: If President Trump decides to deploy the U.S. military domestically, he would be “mobilizing U.S. military troops on American soil for the first time since 1807.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Is President Trump holding a Bible in his right hand imitating an image of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler posing with a Bible?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Says “a rioter accidentally dropped” a riot manual with detailed instructions
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
‘Riot manual’ is misinformation from 2015
|Claim via Social Media: the video-sharing service TikTok has banned the use of the hashtag “Black Lives Matter”
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Viral Image: “Rocks being dropped off in cages in LA for rioters. Compliments of George Soros.”
Politifact rating: False
|(International: China) Claim: Video of Chinese citizens converting to Islam due to COVID-19
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