FACT CHECK: DID THE STATES HAVE THE RIGHT TO DEFEND THEIR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE WAR OF 1861? YES, THEY DID.

29 May

CLAIM: DID THE STATES HAVE THE RIGHT TO DEFEND THEIR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE WAR OF 1861? YES, THEY DID. INVESTIGATOR: John Needham VERDICT REVIEW: ACCURATE FACT CHECK DETAILS: FACT TAG EARNED: FACTUALLY ACCURATE EXPLANATION TAG EARNED: ACCURATE LOGIC TAG EARNED: NONE CONTEXT TAG EARNED: NONE EXAGGERATION TAG EARNED: NONE … Read More »

FACT CHECK: YAHOO SPORTS – ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOL NAMED AFTER KU KLUX KLAN GRAND WIZARD RENAMED FOR HENRY AARON

16 Apr

CLAIM: GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST WAS A KU KLUX KLAN GRAND WIZARD SOURCE: LINK AUTHOR: JASON OWENS – YAHOO SPORTS. INVESTIGATOR: John Needham VERDICT REVIEW: INACCURATE FACT CHECK DETAILS: FACT TAG EARNED: FACTUALLY INACCURATE EXPLANATION TAG EARNED: MISLEADING LOGIC TAG EARNED: NONE CONTENT TAG EARNED: CLICK-BAIT HEADLINE EXAGGERATION TAG EARNED: … Read More »

FACT CHECK: CBS NEWS CHANNEL 8, KNOXVILLE, TN – GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST WAS A KU KLUX KLAN LEADER

8 Feb

CLAIM: GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST WAS A KU KLUX KLAN LEADER SOURCE: LINK AUTHOR: NOT LISTED – CBS NEWS CHANNEL 8, Knoxville, TN – Gray Media Group, Inc. Station – Gray Television, Inc. INVESTIGATOR: John Needham VERDICT REVIEW: INACCURATE FACT CHECK DETAILS: FACT TAG EARNED: FACTUALLY INACCURATE EXPLANATION TAG EARNED: MISLEADING … Read More »

FACT CHECK: CBS NEWS CHANNEL 5, NASHVILLE, TN – WAS GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST CLEARED BY CONGRESS? NO.

1 Feb

CLAIM: CBS NEWS CHANNEL 5, NASHVILLE, TN – WAS GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST CLEARED BY CONGRESS? NO. SOURCE: LINK AUTHOR: Phil Williams – NEWS CHANNEL 5, Nashville, TN – Scripps Media, Inc. INVESTIGATOR: John Needham VERDICT REVIEW: INACCURATE FACT CHECK DETAILS: FACT TAG EARNED: FACTUALLY INACCURATE EXPLANATION TAG EARNED: MISLEADING … Read More »