In the past week, Newschecker debunked claims related to the Tokyo Olympics, the new chief minister in Karnataka, and a false claim on McDonald’s using human meat in their food.
News Reports On Mirabai’s Chances Of Bagging Gold Medal ‘If China’s Hou Fails Doping Test’ Are Misleading
China’s Hou Zhihui was not tested by anti-doping authorities after her Olympic Gold win in the 49kg weightlifting category. Earlier reports by ANI and other news organisations on Mirabai bagging the Gold if Hou were to fail the test are misleading.
Order On Prohibiting Karnataka HRCE Funds For Non-Hindu Religious Purposes Was Issued Before CM Basavaraj Took Office
Muzrai minister Kota Srinivas Poojary did issue an order prohibiting the Karnataka HRCE department’s funds for non-Hindu religious purposes. But this order was issued before current CM Basavaraj began his tenure.
Old Satire Video On McDonald’s Using Human Meat Resurfaced As Genuine News
McDonald’s doesn’t use human meat nor does the Oklahoma City McDonald’s meat factory store human meat in their freezers. This claim originated from a satire website Huzlers.com but unfortunately, it has been widely shared online as genuine news.
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