Derek Tsang

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Derek Tsang

Mostly True

Exact measurement difficult, but trend true, experts say


Republicans have bounced back in recent polls

Pants on Fire!

An old claim, recycled


Closest estimate puts U.S. in middle of the pack

Mostly True

Officially, U.S. rate is high, though firms usually pay less

Recent stories from Derek Tsang

When the U.S. goes to war, TV networks call on the warheads

A group of military analysts decipher U.S. military analysts for TV viewers, but who exactly are they? PunditFact wanted to find out. Read more fact-checks about terrorism, Iraq, and the military.

Fact-checking claims about domestic violence, Ray Rice

The release of a video showing NFL running back Ray Rice striking his now-wife in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator revived conversations about domestic violence on politics and sports shows alike. Also on PunditFact: View our TV network scorecards; See our most-recent Pants on Fire claims; Learn about our new website. 

PunditFact fact-checks the Sept. 14 news shows

Pundits discussed President Barack Obama's plan to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, as well as the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice case.

Fact-checking the Sept. 14 news shows

Pundits discussed the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice investigation and the options to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

'The Five' co-hosts duel over the corporate tax rate

On a recent edition of The Five on Fox News, co-hosts Eric Bolling and Bob Beckel clashed on the state of the United States’ corporate taxes. We took a look at both sides of their argument.    

Fact-checking claims about race after Ferguson shooting

The shooting of 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer has led to a broader discussion of race in America. PunditFact has recently fact-checked several claims centering on race.  

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 17 news shows

PunditFact looked at two claims related to the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 10 shows

The Sunday shows debated the decision of President Barack Obama to conduct airstrikes in Iraq.

Fact-checking the Aug. 10 news shows

The Sunday shows debated President Barack Obama's decision to conduct airstrikes in Iraq.

Fact-checking claims about Africa

Amid ongoing concerns over the Ebola crisis in West Africa and Boko Haram’s latest attacks in Nigeria, the inaugural business summit between the leaders of the U.S. and dozens of African nations wrapped up this week. We fact-checked two claims about Africa.