Diana shook the hand of a man suffering with HIV/AIDS without wearing gloves for the first time in Middlesex Hospital, London in 1987.
A photo has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim that it shows political party workers in the east Indian state of Bihar dumping Indian sweets after losing an election. The claim, however, is false; the photo has circul
Fox News Channel settled a lawsuit over their fabricated report that Seth Rich leaked DNC emails to WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Did a Danish study show mask-wearing has a statistically insignificant impact on COVID-19 infection and "basically doesn't do a damn thing"? No, that's not true: Both the study authors and an editorial in the journal where it was publishe
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is, believe it or not, in Michigan.
A widely viewed Facebook post shares a recent painting of the Titanic, but implies that it was a photograph taken at the time. “A camera discovered deep in the ocean containing dramatic pictures of the sinking Titanic has been found,” the p
While we're not sure exactly what this substance is, these images are real.
President Trump's lawyers offered a stew of falsehoods and conspiracy theories in a desperate effort to claim he did not lose the election.
Multiple posts shared hundreds of times on Facebook and Twitter claim the Australian government cut AUD 200 million from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) in the state’s 2020-21 budget. The claim is false; NSW RFS told AFP that budget
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cuomo-vaccine-bad-news-trump/ In November 2020, a raft of Republican
Avid viewers of Tucker Carlson’s nightly program on Fox News are in luck: The host is not leaving the network, despite rumors swirling on social media. A Nov. 15 Facebook post shows a screenshot of what appears to be a post from Carlson on Parler, a
Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times claim New Zealand’s government passed legislation that revoked residents’ “human right to grow food”. The claim is false; the New Zealand Department of Primary Industries told AFP that “there i
Republican lawmakers and right-leaning commentators seized upon remarks made by the New York Democrat during an interview on "Good Morning America."
A judge dismissed a defamation case against Carlson stating that "he is not a provider of 'the news' as we know it, or 'facts.'"
The suggestion shocked many Newsmax readers.
Clickbait headlines on several Pakistani news articles published in November 2020 claim that British film producer Jemima Goldsmith, ex-wife of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, has given birth to a baby girl. The articles were shared hundreds of ti
REVIEW Scientists and news outlets sounded the alarm on the rising number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the U.S in the beginning of November 2020 (see here, here, and here). A 12 November 2020 tweet by NBC News journalist Ali Ve
Did Fox News confirm that philanthropist George Soros owns the social media platform Parler? No, that's not true: This is a doctored chyron that Fox News never aired. The claim appeared in a Tweet (archived here) published on November 11,
We’ve been asked by readers about the accuracy of new Covid-19 “lateral-flow” tests being trialled in the UK. To date, tests to determine whether someone currently has the virus which causes Covid-19 have been PCR tests. These w
Some called out Trump's eldest daughter for celebrating the AP's Alaska call, while ignoring the same outlet's calling the election overall for Joe Biden.
“Every life lost to suicide, is a tragedy, however this data showing zero increase in suicide figures since lockdown should be reassuring to those who have been concerned regarding the mental health impact of coronavirus and lockdown. I also hop
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2020/11/09/fox-news-kayleigh-mcenany-cut-away-fraud/ Fox News cut
The relationship between the current US president and Fox News has been close since Trump declared his candidacy in 2015.
It is challenging to take something away that was never given in the first place.
Did Fox news cancel Judge Jeanine's show? No, that's not true. Fox News denied the claim, saying in an email to Lead Stories that her absence was due to "election coverage," and that she would be back on the air the following weekend. The
Quick Take President Donald Trump’s campaign pushed an altered image of a Washington Times front page to cast doubt on the 2020 election calls made by news outlets. The newspaper never ran the purported front page, declaring Al Gore the winner of
Questions swirled over whether the wrong Four Seasons was the site of the conference.
The steady counting of votes that has moved Democrat Joe Biden closer to the presidency is exposing rifts at Fox News Channel.
Did the Department of Homeland Security issue a private "press release" through "AP OneWire" that was then leaked through the website treeofliberty.me? No, that's not true: The AP (Associated Press worldwide news organization) does not ha
Quick Take An inaccurate graphic on a local TV station briefly showed one Pennsylvania county with more mail-in votes than the number of ballots it had received. The graphic was quickly corrected, but Facebook users are now sharing screenshots of it t
Does an apparent TV news graphic featuring a Detroit voter roll lawsuit indicate that there are thousands of duplicate voter registrations and dead registered voters? No, that's not true: The graphic contains figures from a lawsuit filed
From 5 November, new lockdown regulations have been introduced in England as part of the government’s efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19. Our readers have asked us to explain what this means for childcare arrangements. Parents can still
An photo showing Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa exiting a vehicle and two photos of a Mercedes-Maybach S650 sedan have been shared in multiple Facebook posts in October 2020 alongside claims that they show a vehicle newly procured by the gover
Does a TV news graphic show voter fraud in Pennsylvania with more mail-in votes counted than were sent to voters or received by the elections office? No, that's not true: The on-air graphic used a number that mistakeningly combined the to
As social media users quickly shared election updates, some erroneous takes went viral.
Quick Take A popular Democratic Facebook page falsely claimed that “Trump supporters are blocking access to polling sites” in a New Jersey town on Election Day. Local police called the report “entirely false.” The photo cited in
Is this Trump supporter blocking a polling site at City Hall in Clifton, New Jersey, and would doing so be a "Class A Felony"? No, neither claim is true: The voter holding the Trump flag up was not blocking any polling site. And if he wer
You might have heard — unless you’ve been trying to avoid the news over the past two weeks, which would be understandable — about this big New York Post exclusive story about Hunter Biden’s laptop allegedly containing emails pointing to shady d
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new month-long lockdown for England after being warned that without tough action a resurgent coronavirus outbreak will overwhelm hospitals in weeks.