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Fake news and Left bias: Essay by assessor is testament to not just her bias, but also that of IFCN and websites it certifies

Kanchan Kaur in the employee of IFCN (International Fact-Checking Network) who decides which website gets the IFCN certification in India and which portal does not.

IFCN accredited ‘fact-checker’ Boom Live peddles fake news about Justice Muralidhar’s alleged “overnight” transfer days after it was debunked

A week after fake news on Justice Muralidhar's transfer was debunked, IFCN accredited 'fact-checker' Boom Live spreads them

IFCN rejects Fact Hunt’s application based on their founders’ past tweets but overlooks open political prejudice of Altnews founders

The rejection of Fact Hunt’s application and acceptance of Altnews’s application despite its flagrant violations of IFCN policies reveals the dual standards espoused by the organisation

AltNews tries to shield Jamia rioters, netizens demand complaint be filed with IFCN

Amidst all the controversy, AltNews was engaged in a dedicated effort to shield the rioters at the Jamia Milia Islamia University.

AltNews lies in its response but IFCN declares political activists ‘neutral’: Here is how IFCN is a threat to Indian sovereignty

The 'International' in IFCN ought to have been replaced with the word Globalist since it captures their motives and objectives much more effectively.

International Fact-Checking Network says its Indian signatory Alt News may have potentially violated IFCN Code of Principles

IFCN accepted that Pratik Sinha has violated its nonpartisanship policy by being a member of Jan Sangharsh Manch

OpIndia’s response to International Fact Checking Network’s rejection of its application for accreditation

OpIndia.com's rejection by IFCN further confirms that the organization of fact-checkers is merely another liberal echo-chamber. It also shows that IFCN is concerned less about the quality of fact-checking and more about the political inclinations of the applicant.

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