“GPs conducted an average of 1.29 million consultations each Monday in July but just 1.09 million on Fridays—a fall of 16 per cent.” Daily Mail, 22 September 2021. An article in the Daily Mail, published as part of the newspaper&rsqu
To help detect unreported income and narrow the gap between federal taxes collected and owed, the Biden administration has proposed expanding annual reporting requirements for banks and other financial institutions to include the total amounts of money
Timberview High School was on lockdown Wednesday morning.
Was former President Bill Clinton found dead in a jail cell at Guantanamo Bay, and was it ruled a homicide by poison? No, that's not true: This claim was made on Real Raw News, a self-described satirical website that publishes articles li
Does a 52-page pdf entitled, "The Vaccine Death Report" show how dangerous and deadly COVID-19 vaccines are? No, that's not true: This document contains an international cast of claims that have already been debunked. The vaccine disinfor
In this video, did trial lawyer Reiner Fuellmich's "Coronavirus Investigative Committee" reveal new evidence of claims that COVID-19 is no worse than seasonal flu, can be treated with vitamins and ivermectin, is not accurately confirmed w
SUMMARY An article published in CNN discusses observations made by scientists stationed at the highest point on the Greenland ice sheet. Reporting on a summary released by the US National Snow and Ice Data Center, the article describes how rain, ins
Did Fox News publish a report stating "Rogue Special Operations Team Exits Afghanistan"? No, that's not true: The claim appeared on a counterfeit newsroom account using a fake name. A Fox News representative told Lead Stories, "FOX News d
Federal officials say border authorities wrongfully conducted surveillance against journalists and activists crossing between the United States and Mexico — but the United States stopped short of commenting on whether they broke the law in doing
Did the Cyber Ninjas' Arizona audit report show thousands of illegal ballots? No, that's not true: The Republican-commissioned audit of the 2020 election in Maricopa County -- Arizona's most populous county -- did not prove that more than
The news prompted speculation about who would play the leading roles.
Reports about changes in women's menstrual cycles are being used to falsely claim that vaccines negatively affect fertility. An article published by the Daily Mail is doing the rounds on Facebook. It concerns reports that 35,000 women in Bri
Reports about changes in women's menstrual cycles are being used to falsely claim that vaccines negatively affect fertility.
The American Families Plan has a reporting requirement for banks that has infuriated some.
Will all Australians who are not vaccinated by the end of the year be put into "isolation camps"? No, that's not true: A spokesperson at 7News Australia told Lead Stories that the account in which this claim was made is fake. Also, a repr
Does a 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for treatment of refugees "blow a hole" in the widely reported warnings against use of veterinary ivermectin to treat COVID-19? No, that's not true: The human formulat
“Data released by Public Health England showed 9,472 people were admitted to hospital with the highly transmissible coronavirus variant in the seven days up to 29 August.” Sky News, 3 September 2021. Sky, the Evening Standard and the Indep
Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action.
A post on Facebook claims that the BBC reported the collapse of World Trade Center 7 on 11 September 2001, almost half an hour before it happened. The post author uses this apparent error to describe the 9/11 terror attacks as a “scripted,
FBI records 14,824 rape crimes reported in 2019, and 2,200 had been arrested for the crime committed in Texas.
Did Oklahoma gunshot victims wind up having to wait to be seen at the hospital because there were too many people who had overdosed on the horse worming medication ivermectin? No, that's not true: Reports in various outlets painted a high
Benjamin Eugene Dagley was on probation in August 2021 for a previous conviction for felony assault and vandalism stemming from an incident involving potentially dangerous chemicals.
The governor of the prefecture where the park is located expressed anger that the injuries weren't reported sooner.
Clarissa Ward clarified that she always wore a headscarf while reporting in Kabul, but she wore an abaya for the first time while reporting lately.
Memes claimed that vaccinated people were therefore contributing to the mid-summer COVID-19 surge.
The Associated Press called on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to end “harassing behavior” by one of his press aides against an AP reporter who has received threats and other online abuse.
Was a CNN reporter from the U.S. named Bernie Gores executed by the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan? No, that's not true: "Bernie Gores" is not a real CNN reporter, and the Twitter accounts that propagated the claim are all fake news accoun
Police were investigating a report Thursday of a possible explosive device in a pickup truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill and have evacuated multiple buildings on the sprawling Capitol complex.
Over the course of the past 18 months, it’s overwhelmingly likely that you’ve seen a scientific model about Covid-19 reported in traditional media like newspapers and television, or on social media—and they’re informing policies
A former ice cream shop owner accused of calling police on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters was ordered to pay them $500 each by a judge hearing a state lawsuit citing a new law targeting false, race-based police reports.
Can people wanting to report someone for not wearing a mask do so by phoning "867-5309"? No, that's not true: The number that appears in the claim is the title of a popular 1980s song, "867-5309/ Jenny" by Tommy Tutone. This number has be
Peddlers of misinformation attempted to sow confusion in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.
Senior Taliban leader Amir Khan Muttaqi is said to be in the Afghan capital negotiating with Kabul’s political leadership, including Abdullah Abdullah, who once headed the country’s negotiating council, and former President Hamid Karzai.
Fewer than one-third of voters casting ballots in last year’s U.S. presidential election did so at a polling place on Election Day as the coronavirus pandemic led states to greatly expand mail-in balloting and early voting, according to a federal rep
“It’s just guaranteed that it’s going to get worse,” said report co-author Linda Mearns, a senior climate scientist at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research.
SciCheck Digest Social media posts are misinterpreting the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, which found 74% of people in a COVID-19 outbreak were vaccinated, to argue against immunization. But experts say the headline-gra
New research into the relationship between the consumption of flavonoids (a naturally occuring substance in plants), and cognitive decline has been reported in a number of news outlets. The Daily Express incorrectly extrapolated the findings to t
Several posts on Instagram have compared the rollout of a swine flu vaccine in the US in the 1970s with the Covid-19 vaccination programme. The posts claim that the rollout of the swine flu vaccine in 1976 was halted after it caused 32 deat
This incident didn't take place at a German dam. It was reported on by Germán Dam.