The latest episodes of The Dispatch Book Club and High Steaks are out now.Continue reading Two New Members Only Podcast Episodes Available Now »
Search Results (19912) for: new
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: These Photos Do NOT Disprove Rising Sea Levels In New York Between 1898 And 2017
Do the photos in a post that purportedly depict the Statue of Liberty in 1898 and 2017 prove that sea levels aren't rising? No, that's not true: Without detailed information about tides and sea conditions at the moment each photo was take
FactCheck.org→ Q&A on Grand Jury Investigation of Trump in New York
The week came and went and former President Donald Trump was not charged with a crime by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, as Trump had predicted. But a grand jury in Manhattan is expected to reconvene on March 27 and continue its work on
The Dispatch→ What New York Housing Shortage?
A sign reads, "Local Control, Not Hochul Control." Port Washington, N.Y., March 2. (Photo by Chris Ware/Newsday RM via Getty Images)A few sentences in the New York Times are more instructive than usual. Continue reading What New York Housing
Logically→ A video shows Trump supporters protesting in New York amidst arrest rumors.
The Dispatch→ Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping Stake Out a New World Order
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a solemn welcome ceremony for Chinese President Xi Jinping at the St. George's Hall at the Kremlin in Moscow. (Photo by Xie Huanchi/Xinhua via Getty Images)Russia and China’s leaders claim to reject a ‘Co
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – U.S is not threatening aid to Uganda over new anti-LGBTQ bill; this video clip is outdated
“USA gives final warning to Uganda to legalize homosexuality,” or no aid.
AllSides→ President Joe Biden flip-flopped on allowing new oil and gas drilling on federal lands
Logically→ A video shows the aftermath of an earthquake in New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands on March 16, 2023.
Poynter→ President Joe Biden flip-flopped on allowing new oil and gas drilling on federal lands
As he campaigned for president in 2020, Joe Biden responded to a New Hampshire town hall question unequivocally, adding repetition for emphasis. “No more drilling on federal lands,” he said Feb. 9, […] The post President Joe Biden f
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – President Joe Biden flip-flopped on allowing new oil and gas drilling on federal lands
On drilling on federal lands.
Logically→ 64 percent of newly-appointed doctors in Assam are Muslims.
The Dispatch→ Dominion v. Fox News: A Good Case, But Not a Slam Dunk
Members of the activist groups Truth Tuesdays and Rise and Resist gathered outside the NewsCorp Building in Manhattan on March 7, 2023. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket/Getty Images)The Supreme Court’s ‘actual malice’ standard is a high bar to
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Statue of Liberty photos don’t tell the story of rising sea levels in New York
Photos of the Statue of Liberty taken in 1920 and 2020 show that the sea level hasn’t changed.
Truth or Fiction?→ New York Court: Fox News ‘Turned a Blind Eye’ to Guests’ Election Disinformation
The right-wing Fox “news” channel must face a second defamation lawsuit for promoting election deniers following Donald Trump’s resounding loss to Joe Biden in 2020. The New York State Supreme Court ruled on March 8 2023 that a $2.7 b
Washington Post→ CDC news release magnified spike in sexual violence against girls
The agency acknowledged to The Fact Checker that it rounded figures to give a misleading presentation.
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Does New Orleans Have Any Public Schools Left?
Students attend music class at the Encore Academy charter school in New Orleans. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) A viral tweet claims “there are no more public schools in New Orleans.” It stems from the idea that charter schools are not public
PolitiFact→ For New York counties, a lot of money at stake in Hochul's Medicaid move
Counties warn about shift in Medicaid funds if Hochul provision passes.
Poynter→ In a swipe at Fox News, Trump made a misleading statement about Los Angeles County’s elections
Former President Donald Trump, who continues to falsely call the 2020 election “rigged,” pointed to litigation in Los Angeles County as one sign that the election wasn’t fair. “Let’s ask […] The post In a swipe at Fox Ne
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – In swipe at Fox News, Trump misleads about Los Angeles County election
The 2020 election could not have been fair because “Los Angeles County agreed, during litigation, that there were 1.2 million ineligible voters after the election.”
The Dispatch→ A Renewed Push to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations
Happy Thursday! We’re not sure exactly what’s going on with our neighbors to the north, ...The post A Renewed Push to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ A Renewed Push to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations
Elements of Mexico's National Guard monitor and protect the perimeter of the Aguaruto Prison. (Photo by Jesus Verdugo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)Plus: What’s going on with schoolgirls in Iran?The post A Renewed Push to Designate Mexican Dru
Poynter→ 7 false claims from Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s segments on Jan. 6 footage
Fox News host Tucker Carlson on March 6 aired newly released security video from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol that he said was provided to him […] The post 7 false claims from Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s segments on Jan. 6 fo
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
AllSides→ Capitol video footage puts House Jan. 6 committee in a new light, some Senate Republicans balk
AllSides→ Trump, McCarthy and Fox run out a new truth-defying playbook
https://www.cnn.com/2023/03/08/politics/trump-mccarthy-fox-republican-power/index.html A Trump industri
The Dispatch→ How Fox News Created a ‘Safe Space’ for Its Audience
Fox News host Tucker Carlson. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)The network didn’t want to upset its audience with the truth about the 2020 election.The post How Fox News Created a ‘Safe Space’ for Its Audience appeared first on The Dispatch.
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: NO Evidence New Zealand’s ‘Biggest Increase In Registered Deaths In 100 Years’ Related To COVID Vaccine
Is the "biggest increase in registered deaths in 100 years" in New Zealand due to the nation's high vaccination rate? No, that's not true: "There is absolutely no evidence that the increase in mortality in 2022 is related to Covid-19 vacc
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Did Zelensky Attend a 1999 Pride Parade in New York?
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (Photo by Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images.) A photograph circulating online purports to show Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his former adviser Oleksiy Arestovych at a New York pride parade. The image ha
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Bombshell New Study’ Does NOT Prove That mRNA ‘Jabs’ Have Caused ‘Tens Of Millions Of Serious New Health Problems Worldwide’
Did a "bombshell new study" prove that mRNA "jabs" have "caused tens of millions of serious new health problems worldwide," including a condition known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? No, that's not true: The 2022 stu
The Dispatch→ The Coming Decline of Fox News
Fox News headquarters in New York City. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)Win or lose, Murdoch media will decline after the Dominion suit.The post The Coming Decline of Fox News appeared first on The Dispatch.
Full Fact→ Was Rishi Sunak’s new claim about a house building record accurate?
The Prime Minister claimed house building has hit a record high under the current government.
Poynter→ New reports show backing for the COVID-19 lab leak theory, but government agencies remain divided
A Feb. 26 report by The Wall Street Journal sent major ripples through the policy world and social media. The article said the Energy Department had concluded in a five-page report that […] The post New reports show backing for the COVID-19 lab
PolitiFact→ New reports show backing for lab leak theory, but government agencies remain divided
Since the Energy Department reportedly backed the lab leak theory as COVID-19’s origin, some characterized the news as the government’s official stance. But it’s premature to say there’s consensus. Several intelligence agencies are undecided or
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
The Dispatch→ The Daunting Task the New China Committee Faces
A protester disrupts the first hearing of the House Select Committee on Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party as Lt. Gen. H.R. McCaster testifies alongside human rights activist Tong Yi. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch
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.
Truth or Fiction?→ What Rupert Murdoch Said Under Oath About Fox News’ 2020 Election Claims
On February 28 2023, a popular post on Imgur asserted that Fox News “lied … about the 2020 election,” and that chairman and right-wing media mogul Rupert Murdoch testified to that fact under oath: Text on the meme was credited to Tw
Full Fact→ Photo of newborn ‘found in Swansea dumpster’ shows a baby found in London in 2019
South Wales Police confirmed it has no record of an incident described in a Facebook post involving an abandoned baby.