Is American singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert selling weight loss materials, specifically a special mineral used for weight loss? No, that's not true: This is false advertising and follows a formula of using public figures to sell product
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Logically→ Andrew Mitchell forced MPs to leave the House of Commons chamber while Andrew Bridgen was speaking about vaccines.
PolitiFact→ Tina Lambert – Republican lawmaker says student IDs are a source of voter fraud. She cited no examples.
Student ID cards are a “source of fraud” at the polls.
Truth or Fiction?→ Reporter Evan Lambert Arrested While Covering Ohio Train Derailment
On February 9 2023, a popular post to Reddit’s r/news was titled “Reporter arrested during news event on Ohio train derailment,” and a subsequent post to Imgur depicted the same headline: Reporter arrested during news event
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Astronauts Do NOT Only Train In Swimming Pools — NASA Says It Uses Vacuum Chambers, Too
Do astronauts only train in swimming pools, and not vacuum chambers, because space is not a vacuum and "Outer Space is a hoax"? No, that's not true: A spokesperson at NASA told Lead Stories that its astronauts have "limited training" in v
Poynter→ How partisan television media fuels persistent echo chambers
How do you get dedicated Fox News viewers to drop Tucker Carlson for a month and change the channel? Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and Yale University landed […] The post How partisan television media fuels persistent ec
PolitiFact→ United Facts of America: How partisan television media fuels persistent echo chambers
Can Americans escape partisan news echo chambers? Researchers David Broockman of the University of California, Berkeley and David Rothschild of Microsoft Research discuss cable news and misinformation in the United States.
Snopes→ Amber Heard Seeks to Throw Out Verdict in Depp Defamation Trial
Heard's attorneys argued that the $10 million defamation verdict against her was not supported by evidence.
Snopes→ Snopestionary: What Is an Echo Chamber?
Both in person and online, echo chambers reinforce our own viewpoints and hinder our ability to see others'.
Logically→ The Guardian published an article titled “The Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Trial was the female holocaust.”
A digitally altered photo of a headline from a Guardian article was falsely attributed to the newspaper and shared on social media.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Amber Heard Was NOT Arrested For Perjury, Cocaine As Of June 3, 2022
Was Amber Heard arrested for perjury and cocaine possession as of June 3, 2022? No, that's not true: This is a completely made-up claim, published by a website that calls itself a "trusted source for satire." The claim appeared in an arti
Snopes→ Did Amber Heard Pull Pills from Behind Her Ear and Eat Them?
Another rumor makes the rounds amid the Depp v. Heard trial.
Snopes→ Did Kevin Costner Say Amber Heard Entered His Trailer Naked While Filming 2014 Movie?
A piece of decades-old unfounded gossip gained traction during Johnny Depp's defamation trial against Amber Heard.
Full Fact→ Amber Heard did not quote The Talented Mr Ripley during trial
A post circulating on Facebook claims that the actor Amber Heard used a quote from a movie in the opening lines of her testimony during the trial of a defamation case brought against her by her former husband, the actor Johnny Depp. A number of people
Snopes→ Was the Snapchat Crying Filter Inspired By Amber Heard?
Another rumor about the Depp v. Heard case makes the rounds.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – No evidence Amber Heard used cocaine in court
Suggests Amber Heard snorted cocaine while on the stand in court.
Snopes→ Does Video Show Amber Heard Sniffing Cocaine at Depp v. Heard Trial?
A video purports to show the actor's sneaking a bump mere feet away from the judge during her testimony.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Amber Heard didn’t steal lines from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ during testimony in Depp trial
Amber Heard plagiarized lines from the movie “The Talented Mr. Ripley” in her opening statement during the Johnny Depp libel trial.
Logically→ Amber Heard used lines from the movie The Talented Mr. Ripley in her opening statement.
Heard's attorney Benjamin Rottenborn opening statement during the trial did not include lines from The Talented Mr. Ripley script.
Snopes→ Did Amber Heard Steal ‘Talented Mr. Ripley’ Lines in Depp Trial?
Social media users claimed Heard uttered lines borrowed verbatim from the film "The Talented Mr. Ripley" during an opening statement at trial.
Snopes→ Amber Heard Testifies She Was Assaulted by Johnny Depp
Depp, 58, is suing Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court after she wrote a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post describing herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse.”
PolitiFact→ Gary Chambers Jr. – Fact-checking Louisiana Democrat’s claim about Black Americans and the right to vote
"One in 13 Black Americans are deprived of the right to vote."
PolitiFact→ Gary Chambers Jr. – Fact-checking Louisiana Senate candidate Gary Chambers’ claims about marijuana arrests
“Every 37 seconds, someone is arrested for possession of marijuana.”
Full Fact→ Govt advice differs for travel to some amber list islands
“You shouldn’t be visiting those countries on the amber list for holidays.” Robert Jenrick MP, 4 June 2021. This article is correct on 4 June 2021. Similar things have been said previously by Matt Hancock and the Prime Minister.
Full Fact→ Can I go to amber list countries?
The following information is correct as of 20 May 2021. “The official Government advice is very clear that people should not travel to amber or red list countries or territories. People should not travel to amber list countries for a holiday.&rd
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: White County Sheriff And Beebe Police In Arkansas Did NOT Issue Amber Alert For Purported Kidnapped And Missing 8-Year-Old Girl
Did the White County Sheriff and Beebe Police Department in Arkansas issue an Amber Alert for a kidnapped and missing 8-year-old girl? No, that's not true. A little girl did go missing in the town on May 13, 2021, but she was found "withi
Snopes→ Was Amber Heard Fired from ‘Aquaman 2’?
Several gossip-oriented entertainment publications have run with the claim, but official statements on the matter are lacking.
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘Alex Jones Loses Thousands to Mistress Amber’
On February 21 2021, a screenshot of a purported news article attributed to “Andrea Tonks” and reporting that disinformation purveyor Alex Jones had lost thousands of dollars to a Communist “findom” (financial dominatrix) appea
Snopes→ Did Texas Issue an Amber Alert for ‘Son of Chucky’?
The Texas Department of Public Safety told a local news station the notification was sent out by accident.
Snopes→ GOP Lawmaker with Gun Sets off House Chamber Metal Detector
Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was blocked from entering the House chamber after setting off a metal detector while apparently carrying a concealed gun.
Snopes→ Do Photos Show Guns Drawn in US House Chamber?
Widely circulated photographs show at least three officers pointing their guns at rioters.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Amber Alert NOT Issued For License Plate Q72B381
Was an Amber Alert issued for a child from Kentucky abducted by a man driving a grey car, license plate: Q72B381? No, that's not true: This Amber Alert is a hoax. It was never a true alarm. This copy/paste chainmail warning has been circu
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Med Beds’ And ‘Tesla Chambers’ Are NOT Rapid-Healing Devices Created By Extra-Terrestrials That Have Been Hidden From The Public
Are "med beds" and "Tesla chambers" rapid-healing devices created by extra-terrestrials that have the ability to wipe out any medical ailment? No, that's not true: There is absolutely zero evidence that devices with these capabilities exi
FactCheck.org→ U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Political leanings: Pro-business/conservative 2018 total spending: $10.9 million The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the world, representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses, and advocates a pro-busin
Snopes→ Did Adam Lambert Replace James Hetfield as Lead Singer of Metallica?
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Lead Stories→ Fake News: Actor Kevin Chamberlin Did NOT Pass Away Due To Cardiac Arrest
Did actor Kevin Chamberlin pass away following a cardiac arrest? No, that's not true: rumors of his death are circulating on social media but he took to twitter himself to reassure everyone he did not die. A post has been circulating in the fo
Snopes→ Did Alabama Mayor Mark Chambers Call for Killing LGBTQ People?
Some are calling on Chambers to resign after the comment brought controversy to his small community.
Snopes→ Did Nancy Pelosi Remove a 150-Year-Old ‘In God We Trust’ Sign from the House Chamber Entrance?
Curiously, the phrase "In God We Trust" wasn't even on paper currency in the United States 150 years ago.
Snopes→ Chem Professor on Leave After Nazi Gas Chamber Exam Question
"I can offer no explanation for my actions other than carelessness and hubris," he wrote.
Lead Stories→ Fake News: Nancy Pelosi Did NOT Have 150-Year-Old Sign Removed From House Chamber Entrance
Did Nancy Pelosi have a 150-year-old sign removed from the House Chamber entrance? And did the sign say "In God we trust"? No, that's not true. The story was published by a liberal satire website that tries to educate gullible Trump supporters