Two years on, a widely shared image has problems.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Checking the claim that President Barack Obama has “the worst record of any president when it comes to putting America deeper in debt.”
No, some have misconstrued a warning it sent.
Did Obama's executive actions on immigration include a $3,000 bonus to employers for each immigrant they hire instead of U.S. citizens? Not exactly.
A radio ad attacks Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy for endorsing "a documentary which claims slavery was better for black folks than welfare." But the film didn't make such a claim.
Checking a claim by an incoming House Republican from Wisconsin.
The claim that the Kochs silenced NPR reporting on climate change is wrong.
“About 90 percent of the recounts continue to validate the person who won, which is me,” San Diego City Councilman-Elect John McCann said in Nov. 28 interview with NBC 7 San Diego. Is that correct?
Syndicated columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote this week that young black men are 21 times more likely to be shot and killed by police than young white men. Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly had a much different take on his show Monday night, offering that more whites are killed by police than blacks. Here's a closer look at the numbers.
A closer look at claims in a meme about Michael Brown's home life.
A "Welcome to Idaho" sign warns potential criminals about gun-owning citizens, but it's Photoshopped.
Checking Arizona's schools chief-elect.
More #@%$ fake news passed off as real.
Rep. Tom Cotton distorted the facts of a 2011 failed terrorist plot to make his case that the U.S. border with Mexico is “open” and “defenseless.”
Did a protester in Ferguson hold a sign saying, "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he robs a store"? No, it was doctored.
A key part of the pitch for a new, two-person emergency response crew serving Encanto is that it’s cheap. Is that correct?
Checking the claim that “with each additional day that passes, another $37 million in revenue is lost. There is no denying the powerful impact that immigration reform could have on our economy.”
Nope, she didn't say it.
Is it true that St. Louis prosecutor Robert McCulloch runs a charity called Backstoppers that sold "I support Ofc. Darren Wilson" shirts to raise money for the policeman's defense fund?
Yet more fake news passed off as real.