On March 27 2023, journalist Sam Levine tweeted about Ohio State University’s purported warning to students about “voting in person on election day” and their financial aid packages: Wow — Ohio State University is advising stu
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FactCheck.org→ Migrants DeSantis Flew to Martha’s Vineyard Were Not ‘Deported the Next Day,’ as He Claimed
The nearly 50 migrants Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard in September were later moved to a shelter at a military base several miles away in Massachusetts. After that, most of them found housing in other parts
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That Shilajit Cures Cancer In Two Days
Is there evidence that shilajit, a substance originating from high mountain rocks, can cure any form of cancer in two days? No, that's not true: While some rodent studies testing the effects of shilajit along with proven cancer treatments
Full Fact→ CEO of Center Parcs is not giving away a free holiday on Facebook
A post falsely claims the holiday firm’s CEO is offering a free stay to someone who likes, shares and comments on it.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Study Does NOT Find Men Should Masturbate 21 Times A Day To Reduce Risk Of Prostate Cancer
Did a study find that men should masturbate 21 times a day to "significantly" reduce the risk of prostate cancer? No, that's not true: A 2016 study that looked into the relationship between ejaculation frequency and prostate cancer made n
Logically→ Pressure on the U.K.’s asylum system has resulted in hotel accommodation for migrants costing taxpayers close to £7 million per day.
PolitiFact→ Chain email – Waking before sunrise March 12? Daylight saving time could affect your scheduled alarm
Because of daylight saving time, “NO alarm set for the 2:00 a.m. hour will go off” on March 12.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Record Einstein Said ‘I Fear The Day That Technology Will Surpass Our Human Interaction’
Did Albert Einstein say, "I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots"? No, that's not true: Archival experts told Lead Stories that there is "no evidence" of such a quote
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Sesame Seeds CANNOT Heal ‘All Chronic Illnesses After 100 Days’
Can taking black sesame seeds heal "all chronic illnesses after 100 days"? No, that's not true: There are no cures for many chronic illnesses, from heart disease to cancer to diabetes, and the simple treatment of eating black sesame seeds
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Harvard Medical Student Discovered Secret Mineral That Can Help Someone Lose ’52 Lbs in 28 Days’
Is there proof that a Harvard Medical student discovered a "secret mineral" that can help someone lose "52 lbs in 28 Days"? No, that's not true: There is no scientific evidence for this claim in an online article. The images in the articl
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That 90-Day Herbs, Water, Juice Diet Cures Diabetes, Impotence
Will a 90-day diet of "herbs, water and juice" eliminate diabetes and impotence? No, that's not true: The assertion, made by "Dr. Sebi," a self-proclaimed healer and non-doctor whose health claims have been repeatedly debunked, is not bac
Truth or Fiction?→ Einstein ‘Capitalism As It Exists Today’ Quote
On February 18 2023, a Facebook page shared the following quote meme, attributing commentary about capitalism to scientist and inventor Albert Einstein: A watermark (“Redfish”) appeared at the top of the meme, and text at the bottom read &
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘Goodyear Blimp Over Daytona’
On February 20 2023, an Imgur user shared a purported image of the Goodyear Blimp, flying over the Daytona 500 with a “don’t shoot” message on the side (a reference to a recent controversy over possible “spy balloons“): T
The Dispatch→ Happy Presidents’ Day
The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.The weekend’s news, plus excerpts from Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address.The post Happy Presidents’ Day appeared first on The Dispatch.
Logically→ The Uttar Pradesh Police imposed Section 144 banning gatherings on Valentines’ day.
The state police imposed a curfew under section 144 in various districts citing festivities, and not exclusively for valentines' day.
Full Fact→ Liberal Democrat analysis of Rishi Sunak’s first 100 days contains several flaws
The party claimed that an average household got £1,200 poorer during the Prime Minister’s first 100 days. But the calculation that produced this figure is not reliable.
The Dispatch→ Love’s In Need of Love Today
Gay marriage supporters carried balloons in front of White House to celebrate the Supreme Court decision to allow gay marriage, June 26, 2015. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/Washington Post/Getty Images)Love can be virtuous, but also used for evil end
PolitiFact→ Rick Scott – Rick Scott wrongly said election officials can’t verify voters who use Election Day registration
Same-day voter registration "does not allow election officials to verify the validity and accuracy of voter information."
The Dispatch→ Any Given Doomsday
There's no scientific risk analysis going on here.The post Any Given Doomsday appeared first on The Dispatch.
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Joe Biden blames Donald Trump for one quarter of today’s debt, ignores context
“One quarter” of today’s $31.4 trillion federal debt “was accumulated in the four years of my predecessor,” Donald Trump.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That 90-Day Diet Regimen Will Cure Cancer
Will a fast of water, coffee and tea followed by a diet of only vegetable juice and a ribeye steak cure cancer in 90 days? No, that's not true: Experts told Lead Stories that there is no scientific evidence that this specific regimen will
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘The Doomsday Clock Was Moved to 90 Seconds to Midnight … The Closest It’s Ever Been’
On January 24 2022, the hashtag #DoomsdayClock trended on Twitter; this seemed to be the result of several organizations and accounts referencing the “Doomsday Clock,” which was “moved to 90 seconds to midnight, the closest it’s
The Dispatch→ The Most Important Thing You Read Today
(Stock photo via Getty Images.)It’s about diversity training, and it’s not by me.The post The Most Important Thing You Read Today appeared first on The Dispatch.
Full Fact→ A 7pm sunset in the UK is more than 39 days away
The sun will set after 7pm when the clocks go forward on 26 March.
Logically→ Man accused of stabbing Delhi Police ASI Shambhu Dayal is Mohammad Anees.
The man who stabbed the police officer was identified as Anish Raj and not Mohammad Anees. Delhi Police have denied any communal angle to the incident
Logically→ Video shows thousands gathered at TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu’s padayatra in Kuppam constituency, Andhra Pradesh.
The viral video is from Siddeshwara Swami's funeral procession in Vijaypura, and is not related to Naidu's padayatra in Kuppam.
The Dispatch→ Two Snaps and Three Cheers for Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’
A smart plot and sublime protagonist make it a must-watch.The post Two Snaps and Three Cheers for Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ appeared first on The Dispatch.
Full Fact→ Posts celebrating the birthday of a 105-year-old grandmother are fake
The picture in the post is of a younger woman with a different name.
The Dispatch→ The Agonizingly Low Stakes of Today’s Vote for House Speaker
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images.)It’s a bad job at a bad time for the party.The post The Agonizingly Low Stakes of Today’s Vote for House Speaker appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ Elon for a Day
(Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)How the Twitter czar is like Xi Jinping.The post Elon for a Day appeared first on The Dispatch.
Logically→ Actor Shahrukh Khan promised to donate the first day’s earnings from his film Pathan to Pakistan.
Actor Shahrukh Khan didn't make such a statement. The claim stemmed from a Facebook page known for sharing satirical content.
Full Fact→ Facebook promotions offering free Center Parcs holidays for sharing posts are false
The promotions are not linked to Center Parcs.
Logically→ A report by USA Today claims that Elon Musk’s Neuralink implants have killed over 3,000 monkeys.
USA Today did not report that Neuralink's implants killed nearly 3,000 monkeys. The viral screenshot shared online has been fabricated.
Poynter→ Complicated conversations: Tactics for dealing with the conspiracy theorist at your holiday table
The season is upon us, which means you’ll likely be gathering with family members and friends to share a holiday meal, but that can also mean sharing some dubious claim […] The post Complicated conversations: Tactics for dealing with the conspi
AllSides→ Post falsely claims that Maricopa County lost 291,390 Election Day votes
PolitiFact→ Viral image – ‘Holiday heart syndrome’ isn’t new, and it’s not a cover for COVID-19 vaccine side effects
“Holiday heart syndrome” is a cover for deaths caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.
PolitiFact→ Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders largely correct in claim about railroad profits, no paid sick days for workers
In the first three quarters of 2022, “the railroad industry made $21 billion in profits, provided $25 billion in stock buybacks and dividends” and CEOs are paid up to $20 million a year, while railroad workers have "zero guaranteed sick leave."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: USA Today Did NOT Publish This Article On Neuralink Study Monkey Deaths — Screenshot Is Made Up
Did USA Today publish an article on November 30, 2022, titled, "Elon Musk's Neuralink implants have killed nearly 3000 monkeys since last December, 98% fatality rate"? No, that's not true: This is not a real USA Today headline and the num
FactCheck.org→ Posts Mislead on Number of Election Day Votes in Maricopa County
Quick Take About 540,000 voters went to polling places in Arizona’s Maricopa County on Election Day, including roughly 250,000 who voted in person and over 290,000 who dropped off mail-in and provisional ballots, according to election officials
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Maricopa County Did NOT Lose Hundreds Of Thousands Of Voters Or Ballots On Election Day
Did Maricopa County, Arizona, lose some 292,000 votes in its final vote tally for the November 8, 2022, elections? No, that's not true: The tweet making that claim left out voters who returned their mail-in ballots in person and people wh