The social-first digital media literacy program MediaWise of the nonprofit Poynter Institute is expanding its Teen Fact-Checking Network internationally. The TFCN was launched in 2019 with a goal of reaching […] The post MediaWise’s Teen Fact-C
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PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Trump’s false and misleading claims in Waco, Texas, rally
In a rally in Waco, Texas, Donald Trump repeated false and misleading statements about his presidential record, the 2020 election and the Green New Deal.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Trump on the Stormy Daniels case: The statute of limitations and the FEC's role
As Donald Trump looks ahead to possible charges related to adult entertainment star Stormy Daniels, he has preemptively been making the case for why he is innocent. We took a closer look at two of these defenses.
Poynter→ Fact-checking 6 claims in Joe Biden’s budget speech on the economy, taxes and Medicare
President Joe Biden proposed a $6.8 trillion budget this week that would impose tax hikes on the wealthy to bolster Medicare’s finances ands provide additional money to expand social programs. […] The post Fact-checking 6 claims in Joe Biden’
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking 6 claims in Joe Biden’s budget speech on the economy, taxes and Medicare
When President Joe Biden released his $6.8 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2024, he made several claims about the economy, tax rates and Medicare. Some of them were accurate, we found; others were unsupported.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Ron DeSantis' 2023 State of the State claims about crime, Florida’s growth
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis kicked off the legislative session with a speech focused on illegal immigration, crime rates and "the battle for freedom." His claims about the state’s growth and falling crime rate were accurate.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Donald Trump’s 2023 CPAC speech about elections, immigration, economy
Donald Trump’s 2023 CPAC speech included false or misleading claims about elections, immigration and the economy. We fact-checked him.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking CPAC 2023 claims about the FBI, fentanyl, IRS
Fact-checking CPAC 2023 claims about the FBI, fentanyl, IRS
Poynter→ Fact-checking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new book, ‘The Courage to Be Free’
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new book is as much a memoir as it is a map of his political ideology. An anecdote about playing Little League baseball is tied to […] The post Fact-checking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new book, ‘The Coura
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Ron DeSantis' book: What 'The Courage to Be Free' glosses over about his record
In his new book, "The Courage to Be Free," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis downplays his role in school and beach closures for the coronavirus and overstates the impact of election law changes he approved.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking 2024 presidential candidates, who’s running
The race for the White House is already getting started, with former President Donald Trump the first to declare a 2024 bid. Here’s how the declared candidates have fared on our Truth-O-Meter.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Trump’s ‘I had nothing to do with it’ remarks after the Ohio train derailment
In 2018 the Trump admin repealed an Obama-era rule about fast railroad brakes. But even if that rule had been in effect, it would not have applied to the type of train that derailed in East Palestine.
AllSides→ Fact-checking President Biden’s State of the Union speech
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Republican response to Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union
We fact-checked Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ statements about the economy and the border during her response to Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union speech.
Washington Post→ Fact-checking President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address
Here's a round-up of 13 statements in Biden's State of the Union that were wrong or needed context
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union address
We fact-checked Joe Biden’s claims about inflation, Trump’s share of the national debt, and investments in the nation’s infrastructure.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking claims about the Chinese spy balloon
PolitiFact investigated several misleading and false claims that have been spreading online about the Chinese spy balloon.
PolitiFact→ Live fact-checking Joe Biden's State of the Union 2023
Follow along live as PolitiFact fact-checks Joe Biden's State of the Union speech 2023
Poynter→ There’s too much State of the Union fact-checking
When President Joe Biden steps to the House rostrum on Tuesday night to deliver the State of the Union address, every word he utters will be scrutinized by an army […] The post There’s too much State of the Union fact-checking appeared first on
AllSides→ Fact-checking Biden’s economic victory lap
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/economy/fact-check-biden-economy President Joe Biden boasted
AllSides→ Fact-Checking 4 Claims in Biden’s Jan. 6 Anniversary Speech
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Fact-checking Joe Biden on wage gains outpacing inflation for several months running
“For the last several months, wages have gone up more than prices have gone up.”
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking the Georgia runoff election for Senate between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker
Final fact-checks of Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker, the Senate candidates in Georgia, before their runoff election Dec. 6.
PolitiFact→ Kevin McCarthy – Fact-checking Kevin McCarthy on what Donald Trump said about Nick Fuentes
"I think President Trump came out four times and condemned” Nick Fuentes.
PolitiFact→ Herschel Walker – Fact-checking claim about the shutdown of a camp run by Raphael Warnock’s former Baltimore church
“(Raphael) Warnock’s camp was shut down for failing to report five findings of child abuse and neglect."
Poynter→ Google and YouTube partner with Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network on $13.2 million grant for the global fact-checking community
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Nov. 29, 2022) – The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the nonprofit Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalistic excellence, announces a partnership with Google and YouTube […] The post Google and
AllSides→ Donald Trump 2024: Fact-checking the former president
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63653295 Former president Donald Trump announced his bid to re
New York Times→ Fact-Checking Trump’s 2024 Bid for Presidency Announcement
Donald Trump uttered the first inaccurate claim about two minutes in and a few minutes later, ticked off at least four hyperbolic claims about his own accomplishments.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Joe Biden’s final midterm rallies in Pennsylvania, New York, Florida
President Joe Biden’s final speeches of the midterm election cycle spun the country’s economic gains and warned about Republican plans for Social Security and Medicare. Here are fact-checks of his closing argument.
AllSides→ Fact-checking claims in the John Fetterman-Mehmet Oz Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Marco Rubio and Val Demings in Florida Senate race
In Florida's U.S. Senate race, Rubio and Demings sparred on abortion, taxes, law enforcement reform and gender identity. Who was telling the truth? We fact-checked their claims.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Trump’s rally with Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, but not Ron DeSantis
: During a Florida rally to promote U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former President Donald Trump made a series of false or misleading claims about drop boxes, mail ballots, and his own record on the economy. Gov. Ron DeSantis held a separate rally elsewhere in
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking claims in the John Fetterman-Mehmet Oz Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race
Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz are locked in a tight battle for the U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania. Here’s a look at our fact-checks and stories about this pivotal race.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Catherine Cortez Masto and Adam Laxalt in Nevada Senate race
The outcome of Nevada’s Senate race between Democratic incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican Adam Laxalt could determine which party controls the Senate. Here is a roundup of claims we fact-checked from the candidates.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Mark Kelly and Blake Masters in Arizona Senate race
Republicans have a shot at picking up a Senate seat in Arizona. Democratic incumbent Mark Kelly and Republican Blake Masters have lobbed attacks over immigration, abortion and social security. See our highlights.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking J.D. Vance and Tim Ryan in Ohio Senate race
We fact-checked claims by and about J.D. Vance and Tim Ryan on topics including drugs, law enforcement and their own records and statements. The Ohio Senate race could help determine party control.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia's Senate race
Fact-checking the Georgia Senate race: A round-up of claims in the pivotal contest between Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking claims in the Hochul-Zeldin debate
In NY, fact-checking claims about abortion, bail law, 2020 election
PolitiFact→ State spending, school funding, abortion: fact-checking Iowa’s gubernatorial debate
State spending, school funding, abortion: fact-checking Iowa’s gubernatorial debate.
PolitiFact→ Senate Majority PAC – Fact-checking Democrats’ claim about dog deaths in Mehmet Oz’s heart research lab
A dog endured “unimaginable pain and suffering” during heart research experiments, “just one of 300 killed in (Dr. Mehmet) Oz’s lab.”