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En una entrevista con Tucker Carlson, el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin dijo que el tema de la frontera sur de Estados Unidos le parece "irónicamente divertido".
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Did Tucker Carlson ask Vladimir Putin about the underlying reasons for his supposed belief that Christians can be gay? No, that's not true: A post on social media didn't show an authentic quote from that interview. Neither a recording of
Did Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy post a monetary reward for capturing the former Fox News host Tucker Carlson? No, that's not true: As of February 9, 2024, there were no credible reports about that. The claim shared on social m
The Russian president made a series of false or misleading statements.
Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed several conspiracy theories in his interview with Tucker Carlson. They went unchecked.
"Ukraine puts Tucker Carlson on a ‘hit list’ after an interview with Vladimir Putin.”
In an interview with Tucker Carlson, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he finds the U.S.-Mexico border issue “ironically amusing.”
After Carlson announced on Tuesday that he was in Moscow to interview Russian President Vladimir Putin, some on social media used the image to claim Ukraine wants the former Fox News host dead.
Since Russia invaded Ukraine, “not a single Western journalist has bothered to interview Putin.”
Did a post on social media from iSource News contain an authentic quote from Russian President Vladimir Putin answering a question from Tucker Carlson about the U.S. southern border? No, that's not true: The timeline of events makes it im
“In August 2023, illegal immigration outpaced American births.”
SciCheck Digest Contrary to claims amplified by podcaster Bret Weinstein during an interview with Tucker Carlson, COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, not killed 17 million people worldwide. Weinstein also inaccurately characterized a pr
Quick Take Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III reportedly told House members that failure to provide more aid for Ukraine could lead to Russia’s invasion of a NATO ally and a direct U.S. military response in accordance wit
Tucker Carlson’s show on X focused on gender-affirming care for trans people. But he and his guest strayed from the facts on key issues.
Does this video show that political commentator Tucker Carlson "broke in tears" talking about Antarctica? No, that's not true: This video does not show Carlson crying while talking about Antarctica. The Facebook video merely shows clips o
Twitter’s ‘views’ metric offers an inflated measure of actual viewership.
Social media post mischaracterizes Donald Trump’s comments in Tucker Carlson interview
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Has former Fox News TV host Tucker Carlson "broken his silence" on the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in June 2023, warning the world that the organization is opening "a portal to hell"? No, that's not true: A video cir
Did Tucker Carlson in June 2023 warn a 100-foot-wide "fissure-crack" just opened the Yellowstone volcano? No, that's not true: This video is a mashup of various recycled claims and Lead Stories could find no evidence that former Fox News
Video shows Tucker Carlson advertising Affordable Care Act subsidies.
Did Elon Musk offer Tucker Carlson the Twitter CEO job after Carlson was fired from Fox News? No, that's not true: The website that posted the story is a satirical site. It included quotes that were never posted on Twitter by Musk regardi
Did Ukraine demand Elon Musk delete Tucker Carlson's Twitter account within 72 hours, threatening consequences if the demand was not complied with? No, that's not true: the claim originated on a Russian Telegram channel known for satirica
So you've probably read all those warnings from pundits, academics and researchers about how generative AI tools like ChatGPT are going to impact disinformation and fact checking. And you may have even seen some recent examples of a deep-
Did former Fox News host Tucker Carlson turn down a $30 million offer to host a show on CNN? No, that's not true: This article is satire published by The Dunning-Kruger Times, part of a network of satire sites from America's Last Line of
Did the chief executive officer (CEO) of Spotify offer Tucker Carlson $129 million to host a podcast? No, that's not true: This story originated from a website that clearly labels itself fiction/satire aimed at trolling conservatives. No
Tucker Carlson in 2018. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon )Tucker Carlson thinks he’s the last honest man, and he’ll lie to prove it.Continue reading Tucker’s Matrix »
Did former Fox News host Tucker Carlson file suit against Whoopi Goldberg and "The View," the TV talk show she moderates, for dehumanizing remarks? No, that's not true: This article was published by the Dunning-Kruger Times, one of severa
BlackRock owns 59 million shares of Dominion Voting Systems and 45.7 million shares of Fox News. BlackRock sued itself and fired Tucker Carlson as part of the lawsuit.
In Tucker Carlson’s final show on Fox News, he covered topics that might make any of his 3 million viewers anxious. More Black people will be selling weed in the […] The post Here are falsehoods we found in Tucker Carlson’s final Fox show app
Tucker Carlson’s final show on Fox touched on the show’s most familiar themes: race, crime, Hunter Biden’s laptop, immigration, LGBTQ+ issues and pop culture. Here’s a fact-checker’s look at some of the claims he made.
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