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
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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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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→ Newspapers and health minister understate junior doctors’ pay demand
Junior doctors are asking for a pay rise of about 35%—not 26%, which is how much their union says their pay has fallen by since 2008-9.
AllSides→ Biden’s April 2022 Remark About Some Ukraine Aid Covering Pensions Is Not ‘Breaking’ News
FactCheck.org→ Biden’s April 2022 Remark About Some Ukraine Aid Covering Pensions Is Not ‘Breaking’ News
President Joe Biden said in April 2022 that some of the funding in a Ukraine aid package that Congress later overwhelmingly approved could be used to pay pensions for Ukrainians amid the ongoing war with Russia. That is not a new development, as
AllSides→ The Guardian, Gavin Newsom Falsely Accuse Glenn Youngkin of Special Interest in Menstrual Histories
The Dispatch→ Our Best Stuff From the Week Dominion Exposed Fox News
Tucker Carlson speaks during 2022 Fox Nation Patriot Awards in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)Plus: Nikki Haley enters the race, the folly of Buy American policy, and more.The post Our Best Stuff From the Week Dominion Exposed
The Dispatch→ Fox News Hates Its Viewers
Sean Hannity during a live taping of "Hannity.” (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images.)Maybe it should.The post Fox News Hates Its Viewers appeared first on The Dispatch.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No man buns were harmed as fake news about a vigilante cutting them off spread on social media
“Criminal caught after cutting off 37 man buns.”
PolitiFact→ Gavin Newsom – Gavin Newsom overstates the effect of Florida's permitless carry bill
"(Ron) DeSantis' bill would remove: background checks, instruction, training and oversight."
Poynter→ This newspaper doesn’t exist: How ChatGPT can launch fake news sites in minutes
Michael Martinez, managing editor of the Suncoast Sentinel, is a foodie who loves jazz, volunteers at local homeless shelters and spends his days hiking in Florida’s state parks. One problem: […] The post This newspaper doesn’t exist: How Cha
Washington Post→ Laptop email suggests Hunter Biden read newspapers, not classified documents
Republicans claim the president's son wrote a 2014 email with inside information. But the facts he cited could be found in news reports at the time.
The Dispatch→ Tyre Nichols’ Death Renews Calls for Police Reform
People attend a candlelight vigil in memory of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)As new details of the violent arrest emerge, lawmakers weigh what can be done at the federal level.The post Tyre Nichols’ Death Rene
Truth or Fiction?→ A&W Root Bear ‘Bear Mascot’ Twitter Joke Ends Up on Fox News
As a January 2023 debate over M&Ms’ “spokescandies” moved through the news cycle, a tweet about A&W Restaurants purportedly issuing a similar statement was featured on Fox Business: Why are right wingers obsessed with animat
PolitiFact→ Gavin Newsom – Gavin Newsom is mostly right, the US gun homicide rate is 26 times higher than ‘peers’
“The USA has a gun homicide rate 26 times higher than our peers.”
Logically→ Rahul Gandhi was reading a Kannada newspaper.
Gandhi was reading the English pages of the National Herald newspaper in 2017. Only the first and last pages were in Kannada.
AllSides→ Did Mark Twain Say This About Reading the Newspaper and Being Misinformed?
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/mark-twain-read-newspaper-misinformed/ A quote has been floating arou
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: World Economic Forum’s Klaus Schwab Did NOT Tweet, Say ‘Jesus Is the Original Fake News’ — It’s A Fake News Story
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) or its founder and executive chairman, Klaus Schwab, tweet or say that "Jesus is the original fake news"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the statement is from Schwab or the WEF. The claim
PolitiFact→ Newsmax – Pope Benedict wanted a simple funeral. There’s no evidence he asked that Biden not attend
"Pope Benedict XVI and the Vatican requested that President Biden not attend Benedict’s funeral."
Lead Stories→ NewsBlaze CEO Appears Linked To Anonymous Anti-Vax Site GoodSciencing.com
This article lays out the evidence Alan Gray (CEO of alternative news site NewsBlaze) is quite likely the key person behind the anonymously published website named Real Science hosted on the domain name goodsciencing.com. It was recently
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: CDC Did NOT Launch ‘It’s Gay To Smoke’ Ad Campaign — It’s A Decade-Old Fake Ad From A Satire News Site
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launch an anti-smoking effort with a video ad that uses the tagline "It's Gay to Smoke"? No, that's not true: The video is from a fake story created more than a decade ago by the sa
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Chuck Norris Did NOT Announce ‘Devastating News’ As Of December 26, 2022
Did Chuck Norris announce "devastating news" on or before December 26, 2022? No, that's not true: A Facebook post that claimed the martial artist announced "devastating news" and implied he suffered a health crisis appears to be nothing m
Logically→ The World Economic Forum claims that God is dead, that Jesus is fake news, and that they have gained divine powers.
According to an article on the website Newspunch, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has said that God is dead, that Jesus is "fake news," that WEF leaders have gained divine powers to rule over humanity, and that they will turn humans into gods
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘We Took Police At Their Word’: Florida News Outlets Fuel Latest Police ‘Overdose’ Story
A story out of Florida in December 2022 quickly gained traction online and made it to the national spotlight, becoming the latest story to push the claim — contrary to medical expertise — that even brief exposure to fentanyl can induce an o
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Voter Fraud When Herschel Walker’s Numbers Go Down On Fox News
Does a sudden decrease in the displayed vote tally for U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker during Fox News coverage of Georgia's December 6, 2022, runoff election prove that voter fraud occurred? No, that's not true: Human error by the
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Fluctuating vote count on Fox News resulted from human error, not fraud in the Georgia runoff
Fluctuating vote count in Fox News coverage of the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff is evidence of voter fraud.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Six Million’ Population Figure In Pre-WWII American News Stories About Jews Does NOT Confirm There Was No Holocaust
Does the repeated use of the figure 6 million in pre-World War II American newspaper reports about the world's Jewish communities prove there was no Holocaust, in which 6 million Jews are estimated to have died? No, that's not true: The r
AllSides→ Trump responds to special counsel news with debunked claim about Obama and the Bushes
https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/18/politics/fact-check-trump-special-counsel-response/index.html In former
PolitiFact→ Taylor Swift ticketing fiasco renews criticism of Ticketmaster monopoly
After a chaotic ticket presale for Taylor Swift’s concert tour, antitrust experts and members of Congress are pushing to rein in the power of Ticketmaster and Live Nation.
Logically→ A BBC News report states spike protein was found in dead babies in Scotland.
The BBC report talked about a spike in the number of dead babies, not spike-protein found in dead babies.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No, this Hunter Biden story wasn’t ‘front page news in Australia’
“Biden ‘child porn’ shock” headline was “front page news in Australia.”
Logically→ Euronews reported that an auction house in Germany is raising funds for Ukraine’s armed forces by destroying art.
The video report is fabricated and was never published by Euronews. The entities mentioned in connection with the event have denied any association.