In interviews, congressional hearings, campaign ads and social media, Republicans falsely claim that the Justice Department will be cracking down on parents expressing disagreement at their local school board meetings.
REVIEW On 8 October 2021 a video published by The Charlie Ward Show claimed that Spain’s health minister had admitted in court that COVID-19 does not exist. The video received more than 3,000 interactions on Facebook, including 2,000 shares, a
Both campaigns are targeting voters with ads that use partisan reports to make bogus claims.
The president keeps telling audiences stories about the election that have been repeatedly debunked and discredited.
Scrambling to overcome his own mistake, the GOP candidate in the Virginia gubernatorial race invents a claim against his opponent.
A campaign ad for Democrat Terry McAuliffe says “Wall Street executive” Youngkin was responsible for harming children. But his private equity firm did not acquire the troubled company.
In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias teamed up to debunk false claims, spreading on social media, that were made by a state senator in Texas about vaccine safety. All three of the COVID-19 vaccines administered in the U.S. went throu
YouTube announced a sweeping crackdown of vaccine misinformation that booted popular anti-vaccine influencers from its site and deleted false claims that have been made about a range of immunizations.
All it takes is one false premise to make a logical argument unsound.
Does a 2017 Oklahoma state law pave the way for vaccination mandates and are there plans to sort people at roadblocks, fit them with tracking chip bracelets and send the unvaccinated to FEMA camps? No, that's not true: This video is made
Elder has a Trumpian knack for delivering false and misleading claims on the 2020 election, the coronavirus pandemic and the economy.
Delete this meme from your social media accounts.
A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has conceded that the New York Democrat falsely claimed that “all” Americans who wanted to leave Afghanistan “have come out.” Government officials say that fewer than 100 U
A widely shared post on social media includes a video featuring the former Pfizer scientist Mike Yeadon. The video includes lots of misleading or incorrect information about the Covid-19 vaccines. We haven’t fact checked every single claim,
Dr. Robert Malone and others have suggested that the Pfizer vaccine known as Comirnaty will never be used in the United States because it lacks a liability shield. Not so.
The Home Office stated that anyone entering the U.K. must undergo security checks but they are not always required to carry valid documents.
SciCheck Digest The delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is more transmissible than previous forms of the virus, and has helped spur an increase in cases, including in children. But a chiropractor in a Facebook video wrongly claims th
The majority of United States residents who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 are white, according to available state data and survey research. That contradicts Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s claim that, “in most states,” Black
REVIEW On 13 August 2021, the Facebook page “America First With Dr. Sebastian Gorka” published a video of nurse Nicole Whitley, who made several claims about ivermectin, COVID-19 vaccine safety, and the COVID-19 PCR tests. Sebastian Gork
During an anti-lockdown event on 24 July, dubbed the “The Worldwide Rally For Freedom”, Vernon Coleman (who we have fact checked before, under his online pseudonym “Old Man In A Chair”) made a speech in Trafalgar Square where he
A former ice cream shop owner accused of calling police on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters was ordered to pay them $500 each by a judge hearing a state lawsuit citing a new law targeting false, race-based police reports.
An article from TCW Defending Freedom (formerly, The Conservative Woman) reports what it claims are “five key Covid truths that could have saved us from self-destruction.” It sources these to Dr Peter McCullough, a Texas-based cardiologist,
Several Twitter accounts that look like they belong to some well-known news networks recently shared that a journalist had been captured and killed by the Taliban in Kabul. But these accounts weren’t authentic and they’ve since been suspended. R
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/11/biden-white-house-trump-inject-poison17474354/ CLAIM: Whi
Environment secretary George Eustice has been criticised for an article he wrote in the Mail on Sunday about an alpaca due to be culled after testing positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB). The alpaca named Geronimo first tested positive in 2017, but h
The line struck a chord with hundreds of thousands of Facebook users in August 2021.
It’s safer to be unvaccinated than vaccinated against COVID-19.
Says Joe Biden and Democrats “have done absolutely nothing to help families struggling to keep up with inflation.”
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it on your email every Thursday. Masked mania The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its
For months, we've asked Republicans for proof that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi failed to act on warning signs. They have none to show us.
https://www.foxnews.com/media/politifact-biden-harris-covid-vaccine PolitiFact appears to be shielding
The front page of free newspaper ‘The Light’, shared on Facebook, claimed that there have been 1,400 deaths and a million injuries “from covid injections” in the UK. There have been just over 1,470 deaths following a Covid-19 va
Donald Trump’s social media posts in the aftermath of the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol got him suspended from Facebook and Twitter amid concerns that his false claims about a stolen election would provoke more violence. His Fac
SciCheck Digest Livestock and poultry are not being vaccinated against COVID-19. But a meme is spreading the falsehood that those who eat meat from vaccinated animals will get “VAXXED” by consuming the meat. That simply isn’t possible
The House majority whip made this statement at the end of a confusing response on voter ID laws, suggesting that he actually is for laws he has decried as a new "poll tax."
A video which has been shared on social media shows a woman, who claims to be an attorney, speaking at the Orange County Board of Supervisor meeting on 2 June 2020. The video includes many outdated or untrue claims about the Covid-19 pandemic. As
Three thousand pairs of false eyelashes have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents after officials determined they were illegally imported from China to New Orleans.