SciCheck Video: The Facts About Fauci and Masks

February 16, 2021 /

In this video, we explain how accumulating scientific evidence ultimately led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its guidance on the wearing…

SciCheck Video: Don’t Confuse the Virus with the Disease

February 3, 2021 /

In this video, available in English and Spanish, we explain the distinction between virus and disease: The virus SARS-CoV-2 can lead to illness with the…

FactChecking the Georgia Senate Runoffs

January 4, 2021 /

Two months after Election Day, control of the U.S. Senate in the 117th Congress comes down to two races in Georgia on Jan. 5. None…

Our Most Popular Posts in 2020

December 31, 2020 /

As 2020 draws to an end, we present the 10 most popular stories on our website this year. Seven of the 10 were about the…

Primer on Trump’s Visit to Georgia

December 5, 2020 /

For the first time since Election Day, President Donald Trump will stage a political rally — traveling to Valdosta, Georgia, to campaign on Dec. 5…

Viral Voting Misinformation

November 4, 2020 /

Several posts on social media have made false or misleading claims alleging voter suppression and voting fraud across the United States. Below is a roundup…

Mailbag: Biden’s Claymont Childhood Home

November 2, 2020 /

This week, a reader sent us a comment about our article on social media posts that misquoted former Vice President Joe Biden as saying he…

Video: FactChecking the Final Debate

October 23, 2020 /

In this video, we review several false and misleading claims that President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden made at the final presidential…

Video: Highlights of the VP Debate

October 8, 2020 /

In this video, we review some of the claims Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence made during the vice presidential debate on Oct.…

FactChecking the Vice Presidential Debate

October 8, 2020 /

Summary In the first and only vice presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence parroted many of the false and misleading claims…