Did the U.S. military arrest "several Deep Staters" who attended President Joe Biden's state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron on December 1, 2022? No, that's not true: The U.S. military is not allowed to arrest civilians. This
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Does a "gold standard" scientific trial prove that N95 respirators and surgical masks are ineffective at preventing the spread of COVID-19? No, that's not true: This claim misrepresents the intent and findings of the trial, the study auth
Did U.S. Special Forces take House Speaker Nancy Pelosi into custody after the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps charged her with "multiple counts of treason and seditious conspiracy"? No, that's not true: A representative of the U
REVIEW A study in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine, published at the end of November 2022, generated renewed discussion over the effectiveness of mask-wearing against COVID-19. According to the social media analytics tool Buz
The two photographs in the post were taken many years apart in Australia.
Nadhim Zahawi claimed that the starting salary of a newly qualified nurse increased to £31,000 following the recent £1,400 pay award.
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The border wall and the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy “reduced illegal immigration by 90%.”
“Only about 20%” of people who apply for asylum qualify for it.
Muslim-majority nations turn their backs on China’s Uyghurs while decrying Islamophobia in the West.The post The Islamic World’s Uyghur Silence appeared first on The Dispatch.
Understanding place-based dynamics can help us address social breakdown.The post The Forgotten Neighborhood appeared first on The Dispatch.
Trump recently said that the Constitution should be terminated. We review how his view of the document has waxed and waned over the years.
Does this video show a woman exposing her breasts at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, for which she was arrested? No, that is not true: the video began circulating on social media more than a year before the World Cup and appears to have been
Did the staff of presidential candidate Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee suppress political speech leading up to the 2020 election against then-President Donald Trump when it requested certain tweets be reviewed? No, that's
The 2021 infrastructure bill requires all new vehicles to have kill switches that will stop vehicle operation and alert law enforcement when drivers are impaired.
Hitler “didn’t kill 6 million Jews” and “the Holocaust is not what happened.”
On December 3 2022, tweets and posts appeared about attorneys for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) being “forced” to define the popular descriptor “woke,” purportedly responding that it was “the belief there are systemi
Is a swastika-shaped decoration on a Christmas tree in Latvia a Nazi symbol? No, that's not true: The symbol has been a part of the history and mythology of Latvia since the third century. A tree in Latvia this year was decorated with the
Has Dolly Parton, a country music hall-of-famer, passed away as of December 5, 2022? No, that's not true: Parton has been active on her verified social media accounts since the claim was published. There have also been no credible news or
https://www.newsweek.com/crypto-ceos-founders-sudden-deathswhat-we-do-know-what-we-dont-1763586 News of
On Dec. 7, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Moore v. Harper, a North Carolina redistricting case that centers on the independent state legislature theory. The outcome could upend longstanding practices in elections. Here’s a primer.
Climate change is on everyone’s radar, so it is perhaps obvious why the following Tweet recently went viral: “Two photos of the arctic taken 100 years apart showing the dramatic […] The post Are these photos from the Arctic accurate? appear
On the night of December 3 2022, residents of North Carolina’s Moore County lost power; subsequently, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office published a Facebook post indicating that the loss of power was being investigated as a “criminal
Did Qatar ban the German team's plane landing there for the FIFA World Cup because of the aircraft's inclusive logo and mural? No, that's not true: The plane left Frankfurt, Germany, and landed in Muscat, Oman, for training in mid-Novembe
Were Nancy Pelosi and "other Deep Staters" arrested at a President Joe Biden banquet in a faux White House owned by filmmaker Tyler Perry? No, that's not true: No branch of the U.S. military is allowed to arrest civilians, per the Posse C
“Wisconsin elementary school students buck national trends in ‘National Report Card’ release.”
Does a low serial number of the Nazi concentration camp tattoo disprove the scale of the Holocaust? No, that's not true: Those serial numbers are irrelevant to estimating the death toll among the Jewish population because most of the vict
Did World Economic Forum (WEF) Chairman Klaus Schwab suffer a second heart attack? No, that's not true: A WEF press spokesman said Schwab has never experienced a heart attack and confirmed that he is in "good health." The claim appeared i
There is no evidence that such measures are being planned. The measure in question is intended to reduce traffic.
Did former President Ronald Reagan deny that 6 million Jewish people were killed in concentration camps during World War II? No, that's not true: There is missing context to this video. A transcript of this event shows that Reagan is answ
Saudi Arabia made no such public announcement that gifts have been announced for the national football team. The team has also dismissed the rumor.
There is no reasonable basis on which to interpret the census results as evidence of a Great Replacement.
Charlotte responds to questions from members about the University of Virginia, classic rock, and life in Turkey. The post The Dispatch Monthly Mailbag with Charlotte Lawson appeared first on The Dispatch.
The original video of the Saudi Prince encouraging his national football players has been edited to include audio in English to claim as such.
The British Academy has awarded its prestigious President’s Medal for the first time to an organisation, Full Fact, rather than an individual in recognition of the team’s vital work combating misinfor
Volkova has not worked with Balenciaga since 2018 and is not the model in the crimson outfit. The photo is from the 2016 China Fashion Week.
Several independent analysts and news outlets, including Al Jazeera itself, have confirmed that this video is fake.
Allister was the man of the match for scoring a goal against Poland and helping the team secure a position in the top 16 at the world cup.
Who gets to speak for silent majorities?The post Unpopular Populists and the Authenticity Trap appeared first on The Dispatch.