With the IFCN seemingly uninterested in malfeasance by Logically Facts, Zebra Fact Check started looking at whether a European accountability organization might help fill the void.
PolitiFact mishandled a fact check of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis touching illegal border crossings and ignored a correction request. Accordingly, Zebra Fact Check submitted a formal complaint to the International Fact-Checking Network.
Our first formal complaint about PolitiFact to the International Fact-Checking Network was submitted via email on Jan. 26, 2018.
Back in early 2018 the International Fact-Checking Network had yet to develop a working complaint submission interface. We filed our earliest complaints via email. For this example the first email points out to PolitiFact its inconsistency on spending cuts to future budgets. That March 29, 2018 email (documented at this website here) gets forwarded to the IFCN to serve as…
Zebra Fact Check noted that a PolitiFact fact check created a false narrative around Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, suggesting that DeSantis conflated one statistic with another when speaking about illegal immigration. PolitiFact failed to acknowledge that border apprehensions have a long history as a proxy for illegal border crossings. PolitiFact also failed to acknowledge that border apprehensions do not…
We tried to file this complaint weeks ago, but the International Fact-Checking Network’s interface for reporting complaints was broken. At last:
In recognition of a failed fact check published by Logically Facts and the subsequent comedy of errors it produced after my correction request, Zebra Fact Check submitted a formal complaint with the International Fact-Checking Network. We submitted the complaint early on Oct. 3, 2023.
After we experienced a problem trying to file a complaint about Snopes.com with the International Fact-Checking Network, we tried to reach out to the IFCN to make sure the complaint got filed.
Some professional literature allowing the possibility of fetal pain, Jan. 1, 2000 through May 13, 2022
Zebra Fact Check developed this resource to supplement a critique of an May 13, 2022 fact check from Logically Fact Check. See the search parameters and results (yours may vary from ours despite the search terms matching) here. 2000: Pain and stress in the human fetus 2001: Umbilical cortisol levels as an indicator of the fetal stress response to assisted…
After finding a failed fact check at LogicallyAI, one of Meta’s “fact-checking partners,” Zebra Fact Check sent a correction request using the form provided under each LogicallyAI fact check. And after no apparent response within the promised 48 hours, we sent a second communication asking why LogicallyAI had neither responded nor fixed the flawed fact check.