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Logically→ Viral footage shows smoke from a fire in Crimea, not a crashed helicopter in Belgorod
PolitiFact→ Evolution of misinformation: How false story about migrants displacing homeless veterans caught fire
A story about asylum-seeking migrants displacing homeless veterans from a New York hotel drew widespread outrage on social media. Then the story fell apart.
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking ‘Succession’: What happens if a fire destroys 100,000 absentee ballots in Milwaukee?
Decision Desk Darwin is right, Shiv Roy: A revote for a presidential election really would be unprecedented.
Logically→ Old video claimed to be of recent fireworks factory explosion in West Bengal
Logically→ An old photo of an oil refinery on fire is being misattributed to a recent blaze at a Russian factory
Washington Post→ Trump fills his CNN town hall with a fire hose of old and new false claims
Here's a guide to more than 20 false or misleading claims the former president made in just over an hour.
Logically→ Old video of gunfire falsely attributed to Manipur ethnic clashes
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Fires and accidents at food plants are common, not a conspiracy
“1,900 food production companies have been destroyed” as part of conspiracy.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Of Crowd Running From Gunfire Was NOT In Dadeville, Alabama, But New Year’s Eve In Mobile
Does this video show a crowd running from gunfire in Dadeville, Alabama, after a shooting at a birthday party on April 15, 2023? No, that's not true: This video footage of a large crowd running was filmed in Mobile, Alabama, on New Year's
Logically→ Old video of a mobile tower on fire in India falsely shared as 5G towers set on fire
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – HIV, the virus that can cause AIDS, is contagious. A video’s claim that it’s not is Pants on Fire!
HIV is not contagious.
Logically→ 2013 video of church fire in Russia falsely circulated as a church burnt down in Ukraine.
Logically→ Video of firefighters clashing with policemen is from 2020, and not from recent pension protests in France
AllSides→ Does Video Show Russia’s Ministry of Defense on Fire?
https://www.newsweek.com/fact-check-does-video-show-russia-ministry-defense-fire-1793073 Russia is stil
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – Trump’s Pants on Fire comment about the Georgia election phone call
Regarding Trump’s January 2021 telephone call with Georgia election officials, “nobody found anything wrong with that perfect call until a book promotion tour many months later.”
The Dispatch→ Trumpster Fire
Everyone's being an idiot.Continue reading Trumpster Fire »
The Dispatch→ The Washington Post Misfires—Again
A man fires an AR-15 a a shooting range on October 12, 2019, in Greeley, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Its series on the AR-15 is error-ridden propaganda.Continue reading The Washington Post Misfires—Again »
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Social media post announcing WHO arrests in pandemic is Pants on Fire!
“Emergency injunction and tribunal order was served to WHO … to immediately cease and desist a criminal conspiracy to commit war crimes.”
Logically→ The fire at a Tennessee uranium processing facility was planned and part of a population control agenda.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Fire Safety Watchdog Estimates 2,600-3,100 Industrial Fires Annually In U.S.
Was there an uptick in industrial fires in the U.S. in early 2023, indicating that the country is "under attack"? No, that's not true: Annually, there are between 2,600 and 3,100 structure fires in industrial properties in the U.S., accor
PolitiFact→ George Santos – George Santos said he “never claimed to be Jewish.” That’s Pants on Fire!
“I never claimed to be Jewish.”
Logically→ A video shows the spherical fireworks display held at Kuravilangadu, Kerala on January 30, 2023.
A digitally created video of a virtual fireworks display has been misrepresented to claim that it was a real event from Kerala in January 2023.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Chicken Egg Yolk Antibodies (IgYs) Research Is NOT Connected To Farm Fires — Study Was About Eggs From Hens Immunized For Testing
Does a 2020 study published before the approval of any COVID-19 vaccine prove the existence of a conspiracy to burn chicken farms to prevent populations from getting access to eggs that allegedly can protect from COVID? No, that's not tru
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Cause of Hillandale Farm fire is unclear, but claims of government plot are unsubstantiated
The government caused a fire at Hillandale Farms in Connecticut “so that they can force us into eating their fake GMO meats, or starve us into compliance.”
Truth or Fiction?→ 2023 Connecticut Egg Production Plant Fire Rumors
On January 29 2023, right-wing Twitter personality and longtime disinformation purveyor Elijah Schaffer tweeted a video which tied together two popular narratives by purportedly depicting “one of the largest egg production plants” burning d
Logically→ Video shows the Yeti Airlines plane catching fire and crashing in Pokhara, Nepal.
A 2021 video of a Russian prototype military plane crash during a test flight in Moscow is falsely attributed to be the recent plane crash in Nepal.
Logically→ Former Tripura CM Biplab Deb’s ancestral home was attacked and set on fire.
Deb’s house was not attacked or set on fire. The viral images are of shops burned down in a nearby clash between supporters of two political parties.
Logically→ Afro-Arab migrants attacked an ambulance crew with firecrackers and stones on new year’s eve in Berlin.
The video of demonstrators attacking Hong Kong Police officers in 2019 was misattributed to the recent new year's eve attacks in Neukölln, Berlin.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Video shows migrants reacting after authorities fired tear gas
A video shows migrants faking tears for news cameras.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Firearm background check system had brief glitch, not intentional shutdown, as claim implies
“They removed your ability to go buy firearms the day of election.”
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No, Alexa doesn’t confirm Michelle Obama was born Michael. This is Pants on Fire!
Amazon’s Alexa confirms Michelle Obama “was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Georgia Mother & Son Poll Workers Were NOT Fired For ‘Free & Fair Election’ Tweet — It Was Because Of A January 6th Post
Did Fulton County, Georgia, election officials fire a mother and son hired as poll workers because the mom posted a tweet on the morning of the election saying she was "working at the polls to ensure a free and fair election?" No, that's
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – No, Twitter didn’t send a meme to fire an employee
A Twitter employee was laid off after receiving a meme.
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – Trump’s claim that a PA Supreme Court ruling proves the 2020 results were rigged is Pants on Fire!
“So the Pennsylvania Supreme Court just ruled, in effect, that the 2020 presidential election was rigged.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Elon Musk Did NOT Fire Twitter Employees Over Their Pronouns On November 4, 2022
Did Elon Musk fire Twitter employees on November 4, 2022 for telling him their pronouns ? No, that's not true: These online rumors were based on a satirical article published before the tech billionaire completed the acquisition of Twitte
Truth or Fiction?→ Tulsa Donut Hole Firebombed After Hosting Drag Event
On November 3 2022, a viral tweet with video indicated that Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Donut Hole was firebombed “after hosting a drag show”: The Donut Hole in Tulsa, Oklahoma was firebombed after it hosted a drag show. This is the inevitabl
Logically→ Elon Musk fired Twitter’s head of legal affairs and policy on air during Joe Rogan’s podcast.
Although Musk terminated Vijaya Gadde, he didn't do it on Joe Rogan's podcast. The video contains clips from different podcasts.
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Joe Biden’s boast about Social Security inflation adjustment is Pants on Fire
"On my watch, for the first time in 10 years, seniors are getting an increase in their Social Security checks."
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – A peer-reviewed paper did not find that 'Fauci created COVID-19.' That’s Pants on Fire!
"Peer-reviewed paper" shows "Fauci created COVID-19"