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 Wisconsin State Senate Democrats: Say Wisconsin Republican lawmakers have done nothing “while neighboring states like Minnesota, Illinois and Michigan have already implemented safety precautions like requiring individuals to wear masks.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
|Claim by Trump: “Mail-In Voting is an easy way for foreign countries to enter the race.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Social media posts: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “just came out & said they made another ‘mistake’” in Florida. “And they’ve also been counting Pneumonia & Flu as Covid– dropping their [number] from approx 90,000 to 11,000.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by America’s Frontline Doctors: “You don’t need masks, there is a cure [for COVID-19] … It is called hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax”
Health Feedback rating: Incorrect
|Claim by Facebook posts: “Mississippi got 10,145 warrants for unemployment fraud!!”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|(International: Philippines) Claim: Princess Beatrice did not say anything about Duterte’s COVID-19 response. The photo used in the quote card is that of an actress.
Rappler 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/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience