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PolitiFact was one of many "fact checkers" which consistently erred on the side of engendering COVID-19 Panic in its reporting about COVID-19.
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Started: 2007
Founder: Tampa Bay Times

Constitutes: Fact checking website

Main focus: “Fake News”

PolitiFact is run by the Poynter Institute.


Reversal on COVID-19 Origins

In October 2020, PolitiFact headlined an article "Tucker Carlson guest airs debunked conspiracy theory that COVID-19 was created in a lab." In 2021, however, they issued a "correction", reversing that claim.[1]

Cuktural references

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Episode 1712 of XKCD featured PolitiFact .[2]



Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationVery influential and rich foundation established to take leadership of global health.
Democracy FundFinances numerous organizations as part of effort to control the narrative. Founded by Pierre Omidyar in 2011.
Ford FoundationIn addition to its own billionaire agenda, also known to have been $$$ middleman for covert CIA funding.
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