It is disappointing to see that the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission affirmed its earlier decision to revoke the certificates of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, effectively […] The post The Internatio
A video of Muslims protesting against Haridwar Dharam Sansad's hate speech in Bareilly on January 2022 has been falsely linked to the Prophet Muhammad row.
Is there a financial pardon act eliminating over $15,000 in individual debt for Americans? No, that's not true: The claim is an advertisement for a "reference tool" that Internet users can use to supposedly find financial assistance. The
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford claimed last week that the Conservatives have “pushed millions of people into poverty”.
The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Health dramatically and rapidly alters the landscape of abortion access in the U.S. The court on June 24 ruled 6-3 to uphold a Mississippi […] The post 5 things to know now that the Supreme Cou
U.S. Rep. Mary Miller's office said she misspoke.
Did NASA hand over control of the International Space Station (ISS) to Russia after a Russian official threatened to crash it into Earth? No, that's not true: A NASA spokesperson told Lead Stories that a long-established ceremonial change
Prince Charles' office has denied there was any wrongdoing in the heir to the British throne accepting bags full of cash as charity donations from a Qatari politician.
The USS Samuel B. Roberts, popularly known as the “Sammy B," was identified broken into two pieces on a slope at a depth of 6,985 meters (22,916 feet).
The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization dramatically and rapidly alters the landscape of abortion access in the U.S. Here are five things you need to know.
“We’ve got a parole board right now that has released 20 cop killers in the last two years under Hochul.”
The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The language in the court’s majority opinion heightened concern that other state laws may now be in jeopardy.
A Kansas City news organization is not addressing major questions around a story about a suspected “fentanyl overdose” that relies on disinformation and debunked law enforcement narratives. The story, which aired on KCTV-TV on June 16 2022,
A list spreading on Facebook claims 17 train operators are fully or partly owned by state-run companies from abroad. But the list is out of date.
A Facebook post inaccurately compares contrails caused by a US Air Force formation over the UK to a chemical spraying operation during the Vietnam War.
When a journalist is covering the process of voting — whether it’s for mayor, governor or senator — the goal is the same: show the public the truth about the […] The post What journalists need to know about the laws on covering elections ap
According to The Associated Press, a woman in Charleston, West Virginia shot and killed a man named Dennis Butler who had begun firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd at a party.
On June 11 2022, a TikTok user going by @kazzi112 shared a clip claiming that she was cited for “indecent exposure” in Winnfield, Louisiana, for wearing the cropped t-shirt and denim cutoffs she wore in the video: @kazzi112 MAKE IT MAKE SE
Will prosecutors take the unprecedented and explosive step of criminally prosecuting a former U.S. president?
A Jan. 6 committee hearing detailed the impact of Trump’s election falsehoods. A Georgia election clerk described how her life was upended and her family harassed with racist texts. An Arizona Republican leader told of the ugly texts, death threats a
What journalists need to know about the laws on covering elections including gathering news near voting sites, accessing records and covering post-election protests.
The fourth public hearing organized by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol on June 21 2022 examined how disinformation and smear campaigns were wielded to pressure state officials and private individ
Have chemicals been "covertly added" to the food supply to lower testosterone? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that such actions have taken place and there is no evidence suggesting that generally eating food lowers testosterone
After two days of deliberations in which they reached verdicts on nearly all of the questions put before them, jurors in a civil trial who were deciding on sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby will have to start from scratch.
There is no evidence that ripe bananas contain TNF, a protein that helps fight cancer cells. This claim stems from a misinterpreted study.
The third hearing by the House committee investigating the January 6 2021 insurrection focused on the pressure campaign to overturn the 2020 presidential election — and the deeply corrosive weaponized narratives which undergirded the attempt. The
Three mass shootings were meant to distract from Hillary Clinton controversies.
On June 13 2022, a popular tweet from former Labor Secretary Robert Reich circulated; it asserted that a full two-thirds of Americans polled — 67 percent — were in favor of “legal action” undertaken by the U.S. Department of Jus
Labour’s claim that affordable housing supply has fallen by 95% misinterprets the statistics.
Official documentation of the Apollo 11 mission proves that no extraterrestrial aliens were seen on the moon.
The image of the Governor of Marib Governorate, Yemen, Major General Sultan Al-Arada, has been misinterpreted as a businessman from Canada.
A territorial dispute between Denmark and Canada over a barren and uninhabited rock in the Arctic that has led to decades of friendly friction has come to an end.
There is no evidence to support this allegation. The International Committee of the Red Cross has categorically denied organ trafficking.
“Military take over on May 11 confirmed!”
At issue are claims Giuliani made in supporting a Trump campaign lawsuit seeking to overturn the election results in Pennsylvania.
We built more affordable homes in one year of the incoming Conservative government after 2010—or Coalition government—than the Labour party did in 13 years in office. Boris Johnson, 9 June 2022. During a press conference in Blackpool, the
The number of people in fuel poverty may double to 12 million. BBC News, 24 May 2022. A BBC News article claimed that Jonathan Brearley, CEO of the energy regulator Ofgem, told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee that the num
There is no evidence that the world is flat, nor that it was intentionally designed to be difficult but not impossible to detect whether it is flat.
A fake Twitter account alleged that English batsman Moeen Munir Ali threatened to boycott the IPL. There is no evidence to corroborate the statement.