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Fox News host Tucker Carlson downplayed the involvement of racially motivated extremist groups in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, falsely suggesting that the mob of pro-Trump rioters who violently stormed the building did not include white supre
Facebook said it will lift its ban on Australians sharing news after a deal was struck with Australia's government on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
"Big mistake. Big. Huge," Roberts' character famously declared in "Pretty Woman."
There’s a hidden bit of code that’s been quietly helping counter misinformation around the world. Few people know about it — but fact-checkers in 56 countries have now used this tagging system, known as ClaimReview, more than 100,000 times to hel
Misleading online advertisements about "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir claimed he was "happily married to his partner."
Australia’s prime minister urged Facebook to lift its blockade of Australian users and return to the negotiating table with news publishing businesses.
Facebook acted after the House of Representatives passed legislation that would make it and Google pay for Australian journalism, said Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
Facebook announced that it has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform because of proposed laws in the country to make digital giants pay for journalism.
A fabricated news report shared repeatedly on Facebook states South Korea's Prime Minister threatened to arrest citizens who refuse to receive a Covid-19 vaccination. The report, however, is not a genuine article from a South Korean media outlet. A
Extremely conservative and extremely liberal legislators receive far more airtime on cable and broadcast news than their moderate counterparts.
Is it true that Fox News Channel did not air the impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, February 10, 2021? No, that's not true: Fox News aired the impeachment from the beginning at 12 p.m. EST to 5 p.m. EST, and then cut away at 5 p.m. to
Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott signed a new contract and the company said it will continue its “center right” programming mix despite a recent ratings slump and legal fight against its flagship Fox News Channel.
The head of the World Health Organization the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised questions about whether or not existing vaccines will work.
Voting company Smartmatic has filed a $2.7 billion libel suit against Fox News, Fox hosts, Rudy Giuliani, and Sidney Powell.
“Two Pfizer doses 'are 99.96% effective': Double jab weeks apart prevents almost ALL cases of Covid-19, research in Israel suggests”. Daily Mail, 29 January 2021. The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine has been shown to be over 90% effective, but not
A West Virginia news publisher has filed an antitrust suit against Google and Facebook, who together receive roughly half of all digital ad dollars in the U.S. and are facing antitrust charges from federal and state authorities.
Multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter claim that the Pakistani government has appointed a retired army general as the head of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), a regulatory agency that oversees the county’s entire medical profession. The claim,
Did Fox News publish an article by Thomas Barrabi with the title, "Biden admin to confiscate farm equipment, 'hoarded food' under new agriculture licensing policies"? No, this screenshot appears to be a fabricated hoax. An article with th
The assertion was made after the host said he hadn't washed his hands in 10 years.
In a piece in the Somerset County Gazette, Somerset and Frome MP David Warburton set out his reasons for voting against the latest lockdown. However, many of the claims made in this piece are incorrect. "And testing also creates some revealing a
It turned out a joke Fox News chyron wasn't that far from reality.
Two of Fox News Channel's top news executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network.
SUMMARY The video published by Sky News claims that “Earth’s climate is cyclical as new study claims an ice age is coming”, garnering more than 250 views in a few days. The video features Ian Plimer, who has repeatedly made false claims about
Did CBS News report on Twitter that a Florida man had been arrested for kidnapping 27 people and forcing them to play Yahtzee for 36 hours straight? No, that's not true: the widely viral screenshot of a tweet supposedly sent by @CBSNews i
Does the "What is Happening?" Instagram post offer some alarming news, such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel resigning and also the unrelated matter of Italian officials interfering with the U.S. presidential elections? No, that's not t
A photo repeatedly shared on Facebook purports to show a news graphic containing genuine remarks by a Philippine presidential spokesperson that poor people are a “burden” on the government's coronavirus vaccination efforts. The claim is false: the
American Thinker joined the likes of Newsmax in issuing a correction to various claims it spread during the 2020 election.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2021) — The Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has partnered with the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) to establish a global teaching program serving more than 20 countries. Thi
Screenshots of two news reports have been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook posts that claim they show a woman receiving a Covid-19 vaccine in the UK and South Africa. The posts suggest the image has been staged by the media to mislead the pu
Around January 10 2020, a screenshot of a post purportedly published by outgoing United States President Donald Trump using @TeamTrumpNews to Parler began to make the rounds across social media platforms: Saw this on FB. It was posted 3 hou
The photograph showed members of a mob climbing the exterior walls of the U.S. Capitol.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/ivanka-trump-news-network-parler/ On Jan. 8, 2021, Twitter announced
After U.S. President Donald Trump's Twitter account was permanently suspended, rumors flew about the president's next chosen platform.
As the United States continued to reel from the January 6 2021 Capitol riots, an east Texas newspaper became the center of a related side story after it was caught repeating a debunked right-wing conspiracy theory surrounding the attack on the U.S. C
A post on Facebook claims that the same picture of an elderly woman being vaccinated has been captioned as being both a woman in Manchester called Joan and a woman called Susan in South Africa. The original image was taken on 17 December 2020. It shows
Twitter users enjoyed what appeared to be amusing parallels between the end of 2020 and life a century earlier.
In late December 2020, a screenshot of a newspaper headline reading “How Election Was Stolen” was belched forth from the bowels of the internet and began to circulate, bearing additional commentary, “Funny how the rest of the world g
Smartmatic sent a letter threatening legal action to Fox and two other networks popular with Trump supporters, Newsmax and One America News Network.