Did Hugo Boss do work for the Nazis?

Injustice Facts tweet: Hugo Boss himself joined the Nazi party, and got a contract to make the Hitler Youth, storm trooper and SS uniforms. Verdict: True  By Shamma Saeed Zayed University Communications Student The clothing firm Hugo Boss, named after its founder Hugo Ferdinaned Boss, is a well-known clothing manufacturer famous for a classical men’s suits […]

Does Coca-Cola contain cocaine

Tweet: Coco-Cola contained Coca (cocaine) from 1885 to 1903, today the company uses a ‘secret’ ingredient to keep it product addictive. Verdict: Partly true By Fatima Al Mulla Zayed University Communication Student Injustice Facts posted the following tweet on Feb. 23, 2012. The statement can be divided into three parts. The first part mentions that […]

How many people die each minute from starvation?

Tweet: Every minute 18 people die of starvation in the world Verdict: Mostly True By Asmaa Al-Hameli Zayed University journalism student Injustice Facts has published this tweet regarding hunger starvation rates in the world at least three times. We found different statistics from different world-hunger organizations. David Bull, chief executive officer of UNICEF in the UK, […]

Does Rupert Murdoch support a ‘sadistic corporate agenda’?

Tweet: Rupert Murdoch owns 322 media outlets, all of them speaking out in support of the sadistic corporate agenda and the global war machine. Verdict: Partly True By Ayesha Almazroui Zayed University journalism student This statement, tweeted on Jan. 2, can be divided into three parts. First, Rupert Murdoch owns 322 media outlets. Second, all […]

What is the rate of spouse abuse in South Korea?

Tweet: In South Korea 2/3 wives are physically abused by their husbands. Verdict: Mostly False By Shamma Eid Zayed University journalism student This tweet was relatively easy to fact-check. A 2009 report from the UN Refugee Agency states that approximately 30 percent of all married women in South Korea have experienced physical abuse. While that represents a large number, […]

Did the U.S. waste $7B on cancelled helicopter program?

Tweet: In 2004, the US Government wasted $7 Billion dollars on a new army helicopter program that was cancelled in the same year Verdict: Partly True By Dhabya Al Mehairi Zayed University journalism student This tweet appears to be grounded in reality. A 2004 article from Aviation Week, a trade publication for the airplane business, appears […]

How much does U.S. military spend on advertising?

Tweet: The US military spends $18 billion a year on advertisements (propaganda). Verdict: Mostly False By Leteefa Al Darei Zayed University Journalism Student While the U.S. government does spend a lot of money on military recruitment advertising, it falls far short of the figure cited in this tweet. According to the most recent information, the United […]