International Fact-Checking Day is the 2nd of April

Yes, you read that right, April 2nd  the day we waited all year for! A day Donald Trump dreads like a vampire fears the daylight. International Fact-Checking Day is promoted by the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter in partnership with fact-checking organizations around the world.tweetsource3

Follow their link to find a bunch of real resources including lesson plans, the IF-CD fake news trivia quiz and other activities including the always popular “hoax-off.” So check out the top debunked claims of the year.

International Fact-Checking Day is not a single event but a rallying cry for more facts — and fact-checking — in politics, journalism, and everyday life.

 

2 thoughts on “International Fact-Checking Day is the 2nd of April

  1. HINT: For anyone without the time or inclination to fact-check Trump

    “I would tell people, whenever they see the President use the word ‘fake,’ it ought to set off alarm bells.” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) of the House Intelligence Committee

  2. Yup! Trump is just full of “tells.”

    Whatever he accuses someone else of doing is something he’s either already done or intends to do.

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