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fact-check:-did-jimmy-fallon-call-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte-‘one-of-the-best-world-leaders’?

FACT CHECK: Did Jimmy Fallon Call Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ‘One Of The Best...

An image shared on Facebook claims “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is “one of the best world leaders.” Verdict: False There is no record of Fallon saying the quote attributed to him. Fact Check: The Facebook post features a picture of Fallon alongside the quote: “The way President Duterte…
fact-check:-did-pfizer-ceo-albert-bourla-refuse-to-take-his-company’s-covid-19-vaccine?

FACT CHECK: Did Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Refuse To Take His Company’s COVID-19 Vaccine?

A post shared on Facebook claims Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla refused to take his company’s vaccine. Verdict: False Bourla did not immediately receive the Pfizer vaccine because he did want to cut in front of people who needed it more. He has since been vaccinated with it, according to a company spokesperson. Fact Check: Pfizer…
fact-check:-does-this-image-show-migrants-in-a-holding-facility-during-the-biden-administration?

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Migrants In A Holding Facility During The Biden...

An image shared on Facebook claims to show migrants in a holding facility in 2021 during President Joe Biden’s tenure. Verdict: False The image showing migrant children in holding facilities dates back to 2014, years before Biden took office. Fact Check: The US-Mexico border is currently experiencing a surge of migrants, including over 16,000 unaccompanied…
fact-check:-did-arab-news-report-that-a-specific-female-captain-was-involved-in-the-suez-canal-incident?

FACT CHECK: Did Arab News Report That A Specific Female Captain Was Involved In...

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows an Arab News article with the headline: “Cargo ship crashes into Suez canal. First female Arab Lloyd captain involved in incident.” Verdict: False Arab News did not publish an article with that headline. The pictured woman, an Egyptian sea captain who said she works on a boat owned…
fact-check:-did-the-us-have-zero-mass-shootings-while-donald-trump-was-president?

FACT CHECK: Did The US Have Zero Mass Shootings While Donald Trump Was President?

A post shared on Facebook claims there were no mass shootings while former President Donald Trump was in office. Verdict: False A number of mass shootings took place during Trump’s presidency, including the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting and the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting. Fact Check: Two mass shootings have occurred…
fact-check:-did-cnn-air-a-chyron-saying-the-boulder-shooter-was-‘factually-arab,-but-morally-white’?

FACT CHECK: Did CNN Air A Chyron Saying The Boulder Shooter Was ‘Factually Arab,...

An image shared on Instagram purportedly shows CNN airing a news chyron that reads: “Investigation: Shooter Was Factually Arab, But Morally White.” Instagram/Screenshot Verdict: False The chyron has been digitally altered. The doctored image first appeared in a satire article. Fact Check: The image of the alleged CNN banner started circulating after a deadly mass…
fact-check:-is-netflix-removing-all-christian-movies-by-march-31?

FACT CHECK: Is Netflix Removing All Christian Movies By March 31?

A post shared on Facebook claims Netflix is removing all Christian movies by March 31. Verdict: False There is no indication in Netflix’s press releases that the streaming platform is removing all Christian movies by that date, and a Netflix spokesperson confirmed it is not doing so. The platform is releasing a faith-based romance musical…
fact-check:-viral-post-claims-every-american-could-get-$1-million-with-the-$1.9-trillion-allocated-in-the-american-rescue-plan

FACT CHECK: Viral Post Claims Every American Could Get $1 Million With The $1.9...

A viral Facebook post claims that with the $1.9 trillion allocated in the American Rescue Plan Act, the U.S. government could give every American $1 million and still have $1.5 trillion left over. Verdict: False Giving every person in America $1 million would require roughly $330 trillion. Even by limiting the number to taxpayers, it…
fact-check:-does-this-image-show-a-banner-urging-sara-duterte-carpio-to-run-for-president?

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show A Banner Urging Sara Duterte-Carpio To Run For...

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a banner urging Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, to run for president. Verdict: False The banner of Duterte-Carpio has been superimposed onto the image. Fact Check: The Philippines will have a presidential election in May 2022, and Duterte-Carpio has been floated…
fact-check:-no,-thousands-of-children-were-not-rescued-from-catacombs-near-the-white-house-in-march-2021

FACT CHECK: No, Thousands Of Children Were Not Rescued From Catacombs Near The White...

A viral Facebook post shared over 700 times claims around 200,000 children were rescued on March 4 from underground catacomb tombs near the White House. Verdict: False There is no evidence of any such rescue mission occurring. Fact Check: The March 7 Facebook post claims: “On March 4, 3 days ago, 4 underground floors of catacomb…
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