Did the Golden Globes "ethics board" cancel prominent actress Whoopi Goldberg's Lifetime Achievement Award? No, that's not true: This story originated from a self-described satirical website aimed at trolling conservatives. No corporate s
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PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Evidence does not support claim that Gates went to Epstein’s Island, much less ‘37 times’
Says Bill Gates visited Jeffrey Epstein’s Island "37 times"
The Dispatch→ Tim Scott Gets a Leg Up From DeSantis’ Stumble
The senator from South Carolina benefited from excellent timing this week. Continue reading Tim Scott Gets a Leg Up From DeSantis’ Stumble »
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘Eugenicist Victim Blaming’: Disability Experts Criticize Story Painting COVID-19 as Near ‘Endemic’
A San Francisco television station’s story about an “endemic” phase to the COVID-19 pandemic alarmed disability experts and advocates. The story, aired by KGO-TV on May 22 2023, features Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, a professor of medicine an
The Dispatch→ Iran Needs an Ultimatum, Not a New Deal
The West still does not have a clear understanding of the regime’s nuclear activities. Continue reading Iran Needs an Ultimatum, Not a New Deal »
PolitiFact→ Tim Scott – Is Tim Scott right that a record-low share of working-age men are working today?
“The share of working-age men choosing to work is the lowest it has ever been.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: International Olympic Committee Did NOT Issue Lifetime Ban For Lia Thomas — Story Is From A Satirical Site
Did the International Olympic Committee issue a lifetime ban against transgender swimmer Lia Thomas? No, that's not true: This claim is from a satirical website, The Dunning-Kruger Times. There is no evidence the Committee has ruled that
Full Fact→ Caravan shared hundreds of times on Facebook isn’t part of any giveaway
A post claiming social media users can win a free luxury caravan is too good to be true.
Washington Post→ Tim Scott hypes ‘terrorist watch list’ border crossings
The GOP presidential hopeful used Homeland Security data to suggest a flood of would-be terrorists crossing from Mexico -- but most the encounters were on the border with Canada.
The Dispatch→ Does the GOP Deserve Tim Scott?
Too many Republicans prefer Trump’s self-indulgent chaos over smart policy. Continue reading Does the GOP Deserve Tim Scott? »
FactCheck.org→ FactChecking Tim Scott’s Presidential Campaign Announcement
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina announced on May 22 that he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. We reviewed his speech — and an exclusive NBC News interview he did shortly after — and found that he made a few claims
The Dispatch→ Sen. Tim Scott Joins the Race
Plus: Vacant offices spell trouble for commercial real estate. Continue reading Sen. Tim Scott Joins the Race »
The Dispatch→ Tim Scott Hopes for a Republican Reversal
The South Carolina senator hopes his presidential run will be the antidote to grievance politics. Continue reading Tim Scott Hopes for a Republican Reversal »
The Dispatch→ How Tim Scott Wins
Sen. Tim Scott announcing his run for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination at a campaign event on May 22, 2023 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)He doesn’t. Unless …Continue reading How Tim Scott Wins »
The Dispatch→ Tim Scott Takes His 2024 Shot
Sen. Tim Scott announcing his run for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination at a campaign event on May 22, 2023 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)Plus: The array of possible GOP candidates still outside loo
Full Fact→ Tim Schofield has not been stabbed in prison
It’s been falsely claimed on social media that the brother of TV presenter Phillip Schofield has been stabbed in prison.
Full Fact→ Misleading caravan giveaway shared thousands of times on Facebook
Thousands of people have shared and commented on a post claiming to be offering a free luxury caravan.
The Dispatch→ Tim Keller’s Quiet Revival and My Place Between Two Worlds
(Screenshot from Gospel of Life)The pastor helped millions reclaim a faith that was connected to its past but alive in the present.Continue reading Tim Keller’s Quiet Revival and My Place Between Two Worlds »
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Tim Allen Did NOT Commit To Film Seven Episodes With Roseanne Barr
Did actor Tim Allen agree to film new episodes of Roseanne Barr's new show? No, that's not true: This claim was published on a self-described satirical website aimed at trolling conservatives. Lead Stories could find no credible news repo
PolitiFact→ Tim Scott – Sen. Tim Scott said Black homeownership has been static since 1968 housing law. He’s right.
“For African American families in particular, the homeownership rate remains relatively unchanged since 1968, the year the Fair Housing Act was signed into law.”
PolitiFact→ Bernie Sanders – Are US prescription drug prices 10 times higher than those in other nations? Only sometimes
"We pay by far the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, in some cases 10 times more than the people of any other country."
The Dispatch→ Legitimizing an Iran-Backed Terrorist
Sheikh Qais al-Khazali, the secretary general of the Shiite group Asaib Ahl al-Haq, speaks in 2016. (HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP via Getty Images)A U.S. diplomat spoke at the same conference as Qais al-Khazali, who masterminded a 2007 attack that killed fi
The Dispatch→ Desperate Times
(Photo of Joe Biden by Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images. Photo of Donald Trump by Robert Perry/Getty Images.)A grim poll and a paralyzed country.Continue reading Desperate Times »
The Dispatch→ Dems’ Perilous Underestimation of Trump
Donald Trump supporters hold flags near Trump's Mar-a-Lago home on April 1, 2023. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)He repels swing voters, but he isn’t unelectable.Continue reading Dems’ Perilous Underestimation of Trump »
Logically→ There is no evidence that the herb comfrey stimulates tissue regeneration in teeth and gums
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Online offers for up to $5,000 in stimulus loans aren’t authentic
Emergency stimulus loans “are finally available to U.S. citizens up to $5,000 even with poor credit.”
Full Fact→ Keir Starmer’s claim about first-time buyers’ deposits based on estimate of future increases
The £9,000 figure he quoted is actually a consultancy estimate apparently showing the extra savings required for a first-time buyer’s “typical” deposit by 2030.
AllSides→ Trump’s latest false climate figure is off by more than 1,000 times
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Fauci did not admit in New York Times interview that mask mandates were a failure
Dr. Anthony Fauci “admits that mask mandates were a broad spectrum failure.”
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – No, no existen nuevos ‘préstamos de estímulo’ de hasta $50,000
“¡Los préstamos de estímulo de $50,000 finalmente están aquí!”
The Dispatch→ Turning Villains Into Victims
Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary. (Photo by Janos Kummer/Getty Images)Tucker Carlson pandered to Donald Trump’s most deplorable supporters.Continue reading Turning Villain
Logically→ The amount of ammonium nitrate seized in West Bengal is not ten times of what caused the 2020 Beirut explosion
Full Fact→ Hoax alerts for missing pensioner shared thousands of times
Identical posts falsely claiming a man named Martin Jones has gone missing have been shared across the UK.
AllSides→ Crime victims unload on NYC mayor, DA: ‘I don’t understand how anybody can feel safe here’
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Rep. Jim Jordan Did NOT Slap Robert Mueller During Testimony
Did Rep. Jim Jordan slap former Special Counsel Robert Mueller during a congressional hearing? No, that's not true: The social media post making the claim provides no proof. More importantly, such an assault on Mueller by Jordan never hap
Poynter→ Do loose gun laws lead to more gun deaths? Sometimes, but not always.
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., one of Congress’ leading advocates of stricter gun laws, recently tweeted a statistic that he said shows that more restrictive gun laws can save lives. “The […] The post Do loose gun laws lead to more gun death
PolitiFact→ Tweets – Truck driver who defaced a Florida pride crosswalk was not ultimately charged with a hate crime
“Florida man charged with a hate crime” for defacing pride crosswalk
Logically→ Twitter users have falsely claimed a photograph shows a hospital room used to care for a victim of the recent shooting in Nashville
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: The World Economic Forum Did NOT Say ‘It’s Time to Legalize Sex And Marriage With Animals To Promote Inclusion’
Did the World Economic Forum suggest that governments decriminalize bestiality? No, that's not true: The claim came from a story that used a fake screenshot of a non-existent article. No credible source published reports confirming that t
The Dispatch→ It’s Time to Krauthammer the Curriculum
Students on the William & Mary campus, October 25, 2021, in Williamsburg, Virginia. (Photo by Julia Rendleman/Washington Post/Getty Images)One solution for fixing the anti-intellectualism of the nationalist right.Continue reading It’s Time to Kra