Reports that Seth Rogen, Bette Midler, Justin Timberlake, and four other celebrities were taken into custody are just more fake news.
George Soros Arrested, Charged with Hate Crimes-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: George Soros has been arrested on charges of hate crimes against America, but the main stream media has refused to report on Soros’ arrest. The Truth: Claims that George
Reports that billionaire George Soros was arrested and charged with hate crimes against America are fake news.
Reports that a man caused a meth lab explosion after lighting his farts on fire were fake news.
A silly rumor about the founder of the Cornerstone Church is just more fake news.
President Donald Trump made a triumphant return to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the place where Trump says he gave his first major political speech and concluded, “I think I like this business.” But we found that Tru
Stephen Miller, a senior White House policy adviser, claimed that 72 people from the seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban “have been implicated in terroristic activity in the United States” since the 9
A fake news site concocted a story blaming two non-existent lawmakers for a plan to attack the president.
Reports that "Catch Me Outside Girl" Danielle Bregoli was arrested for prostitution were fake news.
Fake news sites pumped out false stories about President Trump's signing visa-free travel policies for residents of a number of different countries.
A 'hybrid' fake news site built on real comments made by Pat Robertson to assert the televangelist said looking at Melania Trump could 'cure gays.'
Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order allowing foreign nationals from various countries to enter the U.S. without a visa? A: No. That bogus claim was made in a series of articles published by fake news websites. FULL QUESTION Is it t
Swedish authorities and criminologists say President Donald Trump is exaggerating crime in Sweden as a result of its liberal policy of accepting refugees from Syria and other Middle Eastern countries. Statistics show there has been an uptick in some
Amid a slew of reports suggesting improper contact between members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle and Russia, Trump says the media is missing the real problem: leaks. "Illegal" leaks, to be specific. Trump confusingly said tha
Reports that Coca-Cola is recalling Dasani water products after a "clear parasite" was found in bottles in the United States are fake news.
This week Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org take a look at President Donald Trump’s misleading statements on the resignation of Michael Flynn and the events leading up to it. Flynn resigned as Trump’s national security advisor on Feb. 14 after
"It's all fake news," President Donald Trump declared about media coverage of the first few weeks of his presidency, facing reporters in a sprawling news conference Feb. 16. Well, PolitiFact’s here to tell you what’s real and
President Donald Trump has been spinning the facts about Michael Flynn’s resignation Feb. 14 as national security advisor: A day after Flynn’s resignation, Trump claimed Flynn was “treated very, very unfairly” by the “fake media.”
President Trump Announces $612 Stimulus Payment-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Trump has announced a $612 stimulus payment to “deserving Americans.” The Truth: A satirical website is behind false reports that President Trump has pr
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin Seen at Swiss Resort Before Election-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Trump and Vladimir Putin were spotted together at a Swiss resort before the 2016 presidential election. The Truth: Reports that President Trump
Q: Did President Trump’s immigration executive order help capture a leader of ISIS? A: No. That claim was made in a fake news article. FULL QUESTION Was Rasheed Muhammad, a leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization (ISIS), arrested at
Reports that President Trump had temporary banned vaccinations via executive order came from a fake news site.
A photograph of 2017 Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady subtly "flipping the bird" at NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is fake.
A pop culture web site posted a fake announcement by the film and WWE star, touted as 'the only way' to escape the current political situation.
A popular report claiming police raided and burned a Standing Rock camp was dubbed 'fake news' by a movement leader.
Reports that Trump has put transgender people "on notice" come from a fake news web site.
In an interview on NBC10 in Philadelphia, FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely talks about our partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, to produce fact-checking segments in 2017 for NBC Owned Television Stati
An image purportedly showing a threatening tweet from MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow is fake.
Sniper Jeremy Elmore Saves Family of Six in Texas-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Retired Army Sniper Jeremy Elmore saved a family of six by shooting would-be intruders from his bedroom window while they tried to enter the neighboring home, saving a family
Q: Did the Obama White House hold Islamic prayer five times a day, and provide prayer rugs for Muslim employees and visitors? A: No. This is a hoax perpetuated by a satirical news website. FULL QUESTION Is it true that over the last seven years Obam
President Trump engaged in revisionist history when he accused the “dishonest” media of making “it sound like I had a feud with the intelligence community.” In fact, Trump made numerous disparaging remarks about the U.S. intelli
Two days before becoming president, Donald Trump tweeted that GM, Ford, Lockheed Martin and others announced investments and job creation in the U.S. “because of me!” But industry experts and company officials say the recent moves were larg
In his first press conference since winning the presidency, Donald Trump vehemently denied unverified opposition research reports that he has been compromised by the Russian government and scolded media organizations that published the information. &qu
A film allegedly shows a living woolly mammoth filmed in Siberia in 1943 by a Nazi photographer. Is this film real or fake? It’s fake. Let’s first take a look at what is being circulated. In a video posted on YouTube in mid-2013, we read: R
Articles reporting that a 'Step Brothers 2' sequel was in the works were just fake news items.
Claims that cans of Bumble Bee tuna are being recalled due to the discovery of human remains in the product are fake news.
Reports that President Obama's teenaged daughter Malia is pregnant stem from fake news.
A fake news web site claimed that archaeologists discovered Pharaoh's chariot and the bones of horses and men under the Red Sea.