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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/14/2020

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 via Social Media: “New Zealand let health experts” rather than politicians make decisions about how to deal with COVID-19, “and as of today they have zero COVID cases.” … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/14/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/12/2020

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 Facebook posts: “Democrats just destroyed” statue of Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New York. FactCheck.org rating: Unsupported Donald Trump Jr. Shares Unsupported Claim that ‘Democrats’ Vandalized Statue Claim … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/12/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/11/2020

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 via Social Media: Federal officials confirmed that the CDC “sent states tainted lab test kits in early February that were themselves seeded with the virus.” Politifact rating: False … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/11/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/10/2020

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 Facebook post: Says Democratic leaders aren’t wearing masks or social distancing in private PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire Claim that Democratic leaders aren’t using masks based on … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/10/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/09/2020

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 the OffGuardian: “COVID19 PCR tests are scientifically meaningless.” Politifact rating: Pants on Fire COVID-19 tests are not ‘scientifically meaningless’ Claim by the Alex Jones Show: Were Texas … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/09/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/08/2020

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: “The CDC tried to develop clear guidelines about what the stages of re-opening should look like — the administration delayed and scaled them back.” PolitiFact … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/08/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/07/2020

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 Tim Carpenter: Says Republicans didn’t “increase state funding for nursing homes in the last budget.” Poltifact rating: False Yes, Wisconsin Republicans did increase state funding for nursing … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/07/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/06/2020

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 Facebook posts: Nurses submitting coronavirus tests say they all are coming back positive. PolitiFact rating: False Fact-checking claims about nurses getting nothing but false-positive COVID-19 tests Claim: … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/06/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/05/2020

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 Social media posts: Tennis star Serena Williams wrote post that states, “I’m sick of COVID-19. I’m sick of black vs. white.” FactCheck.org rating: False Popular Facebook Post … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/05/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/04/2020

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 Rudy Giuliani: “I brought crime down 65%” as mayor of New York City. “And right now, murder is up 58% under the ‘regressive’ Democrat mayor.” FactCheck.org rating: … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/04/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/03/2020

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 Vermont Democratic Party: “Advertisements for [Scott] Milne’s travel company allow Milne to illegally use corporate funds.” Politifact rating: False Is Scott Milne violating campaign finance laws by … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/03/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/02/2020

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 via Social Media: Nancy Pelosi “made millions in coronavirus insider trading.” Politifact rating: False No sign Nancy Pelosi made millions trading on insider coronavirus information Claim by Waking … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/02/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/01/2020

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 … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/01/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/30/2020

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 Viral meme: “Know what else wearing a mask does??? Anyone?? REMOVES YOUR CONCEAL CARRY ability. That’s right!! Its in the rules.” FactCheck.org rating: False Wearing Face Mask … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/30/2020

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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/29/2020

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 Glenn Grothman: Says a bill he sponsored would have made “it easier to get rid of bad cops” PolitiFact rating: Mostly False Wisconsin Congressman Grothman’s bad-cop bill … Continue reading The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/29/2020

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