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 Joe Biden: “You weren’t allowed to own a cannon during the Revolutionary War as an individual.”
PolitiFact rating: False
Joe Biden’s dubious claim about Revolutionary War cannon ownership
|Claim by The Duran: The novel coronavirus was intentionally engineered by the U.S. government in research overseen by Dr. Anthony Fauci
USA Today Fact Check rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp as a child dressed in Ku Klux Klan regalia with his mother.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: VIRAL IMAGE CLAIMS TO SHOW GEORGIA GOV BRIAN KEMP IN KKK REGALIA AS A CHILD
|Claim by the Washington Sentinel: “A Muslim group in Minneapolis said that it intends to begin patrolling the streets with a dangerous, violent Sharia patrol force once the city eliminates its police department.”
The Dispatch rating: False
Is a Muslim Group Preparing to Patrol Streets in Minneapolis?
|Claim by Donald Trump: As of June 23, the COVID-19 death rate is “way down.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
Donald Trump accurate that deaths from coronavirus are falling
|(International: Pakistan) Claim: Video of Chinese engineer beating Pakistani driver for submitting fake petrol bill in Karachi.
India Today rating: Mostly 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/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience