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 Rashida Tlaib: “Detroit spent $294 million on police last year, and $9 million on health.”
Politifact rating: Mostly True
Fact-checking Rep. Tlaib’s claim on Detroit’s police, health spending
|Claim via Social Media: Images on social media make the claim that CNN altered the photograph of a man who drove into protesters in Seattle to make him appear “lighter”
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
Fact check: CNN did not lighten photograph of man who drove into protesters in Seattle
|Claim by Viral image: Donald Trump is recruiting “excited and enthusiastic MINORITY actors and actresses” to appear at his campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla.
PolitiFact rating: False
A history of hoaxes: Fake Craigslist ads that solicit minority actors for Trump rallies
|Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows barbed wire on the fencing surrounding the White House.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: IMAGE CLAIMS TO SHOW BARBED WIRE FENCING SURROUNDING THE WHITE HOUSE
|Claim via Social Media: Did Adolf Hitler defund and eliminate the police?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Adolf Hitler Did NOT Defund And Eliminate The Police
|(International: Kenya) Claim: At independence, we had only 1,800 kilometers of tarmacked roads.’
Africa Check rating: Correct
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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