Viewing Tag: 2020 Election

Facebook Post Misleads on Bipartisan Capitol Attack Report and Interview

June 10, 2021 /

Quick Take On June 8, a bipartisan group of senators released a report on the security and intelligence failures related to the Jan. 6 attack…

Dominion’s Defamation Lawsuits Are Still Active

June 3, 2021 /

Quick Take Dominion Voting Systems has sued Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell for making false accusations of election fraud that defamed the company after the…

Viral Quote About Elections Misattributed to Trey Gowdy

May 27, 2021 /

Quick Take A viral Facebook post falsely attributes claims of widespread voter fraud and “treasonous acts” during the 2020 election to former Rep. Trey Gowdy.…

OAN Report Features Baseless Assertion of Election Fraud by Algorithm

February 11, 2021 /

Quick Take One America News Network recently spotlighted one man’s analysis that wrongly suggests precinct-level voting data in Georgia proved a computer algorithm was used…

Posts Falsely Tie Myanmar Election to Dominion Voting Systems

February 3, 2021 /

Quick Take Social media posts falsely claim that the November election in Myanmar was conducted using Dominion Voting Systems, the company that was the focus…

Paul Cites Distortion to Argue ‘Two Sides’ in Election Fraud Debate

January 27, 2021 /

In calling for a “thorough investigation” into “election fraud,” Republican Sen. Rand Paul distorted the facts about a Wisconsin policy that was introduced by Republicans…

Viral Meme Strips Context from Lawmakers’ Quotes on Protests

January 21, 2021 /

Quick Take A viral meme presents quotes from some Democratic lawmakers to misleadingly suggest they were advocating violence. They were supporting protests over various issues.…

False Claim of ‘No Flag’ Above White House

January 20, 2021 /

Quick Take Before President Joe Biden’s inauguration, social media users shared a false claim that there was no flag flying over the White House —…

Bogus Claim Swirls Ahead of Biden Inauguration

January 16, 2021 /

Quick Take A bogus headline on social media claims that President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration has been cancelled and that major TV networks are set to…

False Claim of Trump Invoking Insurrection Act

January 14, 2021 /

Quick Take A falsehood on social media claims President Donald Trump has “invoked” the Insurrection Act, seized control of the country through the military and will…