November 27, 2023
The timeline of events in Bucha is critical to understanding events around the 2022 massacre. Many narratives about Bucha hinge entirely on the order of events, and on the dates of certain pieces of evidence. In this article, we lay out several viral claims about the Bucha massacre, and show how each is either debunked or strengthened by the timeline of documented events.Read More
November 6, 2023
Fake news is flooding our social media – but you can spot it if you know what to look for. Not sure if a headline is fake news or not? Here are three tips to check whether a story is fact or fiction.Read More
August 8, 2023
A review of CNN’s data shows that their poll violates multiple best practices. The numbers presented likely do not reflect a true shift in American public opinion as claimed.Read More
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Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, following months of military buildup and, as we’ve written, repeated denials by Russian officials that their country planned to invade. As is often the case with major news events, we have seen several false and misleading claims made on social media and by politicians related to the conflict.
Claim: A pair of photographs shows the same location in Bucha, Ukraine, following Russia’s withdrawal in April 2022 and roughly a year after efforts to rebuild were undertaken. Rating: True