Viewing Tag: 2020 Election

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…

Road to a Second Impeachment

January 12, 2021 /

In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, the House Democrats on Jan. 11 introduced legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, charging him with “inciting violence…

Viral Tweet Distorts Facts on Consequences of Impeachment

January 12, 2021 /

Quick Take A viral tweet that migrated to Facebook distorts the facts on the consequences of a potential, second impeachment of President Donald Trump. Impeachment…

Fake Letter Attributed to Pelosi Generates Anger Online

January 12, 2021 /

Quick Take A digitally manipulated, phony letter referring to a “Democratic Play book” and attributed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been circulating online, contributing…