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Health Feedback→ Methodologically flawed cholesterol study from 2016 used to support false claims that high cholesterol increases longevity
REVIEW On 11 March 2013, a Facebook post claimed, “A new study found that 92 percent of people with a high cholesterol level lived longer”. The post linked to an article with that exact title published on Livingtraditionally.com in 2020, which i
Poynter→ There is no lawsuit settlement between ‘The View’ and Kyle Rittenhouse. A post that says so is satire.
If you want a “smart, speedy take on the news around the world,” perhaps don’t rely on “News Portal,” the name of a WordPress blog that describes itself as such. […] The post There is no lawsuit settlement between ‘The
PolitiFact→ Bloggers – Post about ‘The View’ and Kyle Rittenhouse is satire; there is no lawsuit settlement
“‘The View’ settles with the Rittenhouses for $22 million and a formal apology.”
Truth or Fiction?→ Lawyer Jenna Ellis Acknowledges Election Deception, is Censured in Colorado
On March 9 2023, a screenshot of a headline that indicated Trump administration lawyer Jenna Ellis had acknowledged “misrepresenting … claims” that the 2020 election was “stolen” appeared on Imgur: “Please don’
Health Feedback→ Analysis of alleged Medicare data by Steve Kirsch is flawed and doesn’t show COVID-19 vaccines increase mortality rate
REVIEW On 26 February 2023, entrepreneur Steve Kirsch published a Substack post with the headline “Medicare data shows the COVID vaccines increase your risk of dying”. Medicare is federal health insurance for people aged 65 and older in the U.
Truth or Fiction?→ How the Court of Public Opinion Shifted on the Infamous McDonald’s Coffee Lawsuit
Derided for years as a comedic (at best) example of a frivolous lawsuit, the story of Stella Liebeck’s legal battle with the McDonald’s fast food chain has been the subject of a critical reappraisal. The 1994 case, Liebeck v. McDonalds, ste
PolitiFact→ Does Tennessee’s new law limiting drag make it ‘illegal to be publicly transgender’?
Tennessee’s recently enacted law bans “adult cabaret performances” in public or in front of children. Experts say how the law is enforced could affect drag performers, transgender people and other members of the LGBTQ community. Litigation is lik
The Dispatch→ The Gaps Between the Law and Artificial Intelligence
A visitor watches an animated screen at the Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry's biggest annual gathering, in Barcelona. (Photo by JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)The burgeoning AI industry is raising questions for which federal law has f
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘A New Law In Iran … Forces Female Pharmacists’ to Wear a Black Hijab, Male Pharmacists ‘Are Wearing It As Well to Mock This Law’
A March 7 2023 post to Reddit’s r/interestingasfuck asserted that a then “new law in Iran” had mandated that female pharmacists wear black hijabs only (prohibiting other colors), adding that in response, male pharmacists wore their ow
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: COVID-19 Vaccine Is NOT Linked To ‘Nearly Doubled’ Stillbirths In Singapore — Law Changed How Stillbirths Are Registered
Did COVID-19 vaccines lead to the number of stillbirths being "nearly doubled" in Singapore? No, that's not true: The former journalist who posted the claim retracted it on his blog, noting that he missed the fact a law change in Singapor
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers May Find Common Ground on a Sweeping Privacy Law
Sens. Ted Cruz and Maria Cantwell at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee meeting on March 1. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)A bipartisan coalition in the House hopes the divided Congress can make a deal. The post Lawmakers
The Dispatch→ Video: The Fox News/Dominion Lawsuit, 2024, and CPAC
Watch the video of our weekly livestreamed conversation.The post Video: The Fox News/Dominion Lawsuit, 2024, and CPAC appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Credible Evidence Arizona Lawmakers, Judges, Other Public Officials Taking Bribes From Sinaloa Cartel, Fixing Elections
Are lawmakers, judges and other public officials in Arizona taking bribes from the Sinaloa cartel and fixing elections? No, there's no reliable evidence that's true: Jacqueline Breger, an insurance agent who made the allegations during a
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers Elevate Human Rights Ahead of First CCP Hearing
Protesters call for an end to transnational repression by the Chinese government. (Photo by Haley Byrd Wilt) NEW YORK—Some demonstrators fled China decades ago because they weren’t willing to risk political imprisonment again. Others witnessed the
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.
Washington Post→ Lawmakers cite fishy poll to suggest laptop tale would have swayed vote
Republicans are quoting a poll that uses aggressive framing of questions to undermine support for Biden.
Full Fact→ How does the government’s minimum service level legislation compare to strike laws in other European countries?
Rishi Sunak and Grant Shapps have compared the new Bill to laws in France, Spain, Italy and Ireland.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Sign about Australia law requiring a helmet to jog is part of a running joke
In Australia, "All joggers must wear a helmet.”
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.
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘He Gets Us’ Ads and Abortion Access Lawsuit
On February 12 2023, Judd Legum tweeted about “He Gets Us”/Jesus advertisements, claiming that the campaign was financed by the “same group” that is “seeking to ban abortion medication nationwide”: Just FYI, the sa
The Dispatch→ DeSantis Is (Almost) Right About Libel Law
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)And the New York Times is wrong about DeSantis.The post DeSantis Is (Almost) Right About Libel Law appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy Balloon
Sen. Dan Sullivan speaks during a news conference in August 2022. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Plus: More congressional scrutiny on China and high-profile House GOP hearings.The post Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy B
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: Are more people dying at the hands of law enforcement now than ever?
There’s a central question the U.S. appears to be unequipped to answer about police killings: Are more people dying at the hands of law enforcement now than ever?
Health Feedback→ Baseless claim that COVID-19 vaccines killed more than 200,000 comes from flawed BMC Infectious Diseases study
REVIEW Claims that a “peer-reviewed study” found that the COVID-19 vaccines killed hundreds of thousands of people went viral at the end of January 2023. The claim is based on a study published in the journal BMC Infectious Diseases, authored by
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence A ‘Tractor Trailer Worth’ Of Classified Biden Documents Found At University Of Delaware — Collection Is Closed
Has a "tractor trailer worth" of classified documents from President Joe Biden been found at the University of Delaware? No, there's no evidence that's true: Although the school has a vast collection of Biden's papers from his 36 years in
PolitiFact→ Peggy Hubbard – Was “a tractor trailer worth” of classified documents found at the University of Delaware?
“More classified documents (were) found at the University of Delaware,” the “equivalent of a tractor trailer worth.”
PolitiFact→ Viral image – ‘Sudden cardiac arrest awareness’ form resulted from 2019 law following student deaths
The Georgia High School Association started issuing a “sudden cardiac arrest awareness form” in the wake of COVID-19 vaccines.
FactCheck.org→ Democrats Misleadingly Suggest Widespread GOP Support for FairTax Bill Unlikely to Become Law
Few Republican lawmakers have publicly supported a bill to replace most federal taxes with a national sales tax, a plan that has almost no chance of becoming law, or even passing in the GOP-led House of Representatives — certainly not in the 118
Logically→ Video shows Pakistan’s foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari dancing to the song ‘Besharam Rang.’
The man seen dancing to the Hindi song in the video is not Bilawal Bhutto Zardari but Mehroz Baig, a student at Iqra University, Karachi.
PolitiFact→ With Roe reversed and Congress deadlocked, states take up new abortion laws
With the abortion debate mostly deadlocked in Washington, the focus is shifting to the states, which are convening their first full legislative sessions since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Document Does NOT Prove Hunter Biden Paid His Father $50K Per Month In Rent To Live At His Delaware Home
Does a background screening document prove that Hunter Biden paid his father, President Joe Biden, nearly $50,000 per month in rent to live in his father's Delaware home? No, that's not true: The amount listed on the form as "Monthly Rent
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Hunter Biden paid $50,000 in rent for office space in DC, not to his father to live at Delaware home
Document shows that Hunter Biden paid Joe Biden $50,000 a month in rent.
Truth or Fiction?→ Tennessee Lawmaker Switches From School ‘Litter Box’ Hoax to ‘Leashes’ Narrative
When asked to admit her claims of “litter boxes” in schools were a hoax, a right-wing Tennessee lawmaker instead shifted to claiming she was told about “leashes” instead. The Tennessee Holler news outlet posted footage of an int
Logically→ Liquor smugglers recently thrashed a police officer in Bihar, highlighting lawlessness under the Mahagathbandhan-led government.
While the video is indeed from Bihar, the incident in question dates back to 2020 when the NDA, and not the Mahagathbandhan, was in power.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Elon Musk Did NOT File A Billion Dollars In Lawsuits Against ‘Totally Unprepared’ Kathy Griffin
Did Elon Musk file a billion dollars in lawsuits against "totally unprepared" Kathy Griffin? No, that's not true: The site that posted the story and a "Fact Check" follow-up is satirical. There are clearly marked disclaimers on the websit
PolitiFact→ How a House speaker could kick some lawmakers off committees
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has said that if he becomes House speaker, he wants to unseat some Democratic lawmakers from committees. Here’s how he could do that, and what obstacles he would face.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Kari Lake’s lawsuit does not show Arizona failed to verify signatures on mail ballots
Kari Lake’s lawsuit “exposes Arizona used no signature verification.”
Lead Stories→ 2022 At Lead Stories: Debunking Claims About War, Vaccines and Elections; Debunking In Three New Languages & Defeating Lawsuits
The year is almost over, so it is good to look back. First, the numbers, as of December 15, 2022. This year we have published 1,555 fact checks in English (so far ...) 283 fact checks about COVID misinformation; 244 debunks of Russian
The Dispatch→ Living Under ‘Marshall Law’
Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene. (Photo by Emily Elconin/Getty Images)We’ve been sentenced to government by illiterates.The post Living Under ‘Marshall Law’ appeared first on The Dispatch.