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Forensic Fact-Check: Did China’s Evergrande Default?

November 12, 2021 3:53 pm By

The statement: Evergrande dodges default Over the last few days, the question of whether Evergrande defaulted has been widely reported. However, there appear to be two conflicting narratives. One says they did. The other more dominant narrative says they narrowly avoided it with a last-minute payment. Which was it? Watch […]

Forensic Fact-Check: Carcinogen in Hand Sanitizers?

November 11, 2021 2:25 pm By

The Statement: NBC News headline on hand sanitizer in the age of COVID-19: “Without ability to force recalls, FDA can only warn consumers about benzene in hand sanitizers.” Our Rating:  Mostly accurate. Watch the above video for our research process and decision on this rating using the Stone software.  

Forensic Fact-Check: Anti-Vax Bribes in Greece?

November 9, 2021 2:53 pm By

Greek Doctors Take Anti-vaxxers for a Ride? A recent viral tweet claimed that in Greece, anti-vaxxers have been approaching doctors and nurses with 400 euro bribes to be injected with a fake vaccine and obtain the vaccination certificate. It also claimed that doctors pocketed the money and administered the real […]

Forensic Fact-Check: Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

November 8, 2021 3:00 pm By

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid recently answered a question about NSO Group, an Israeli cyber surveillance firm that sells hacking tools and was recently blacklisted by the U.S. government. The statement: “NSO is a private company, it is not a governmental project and therefore even if it is designated, it […]

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