Voice of San Diego
Unveiling the Unseen
Have something for us to fact check? Tell us about it here. Check out our ruling definitions below.
True: The statement is accurate and there is nothing major to qualify it.
Mostly True: The statement is accurate but there is an important nuance to consider.
A Stretch: There is an element of truth in the statement but critical context is absent that may significantly alter the impression the statement leaves.
Unfounded: There is insufficient evidence to back up this statement.
Misleading: The statement takes an element of truth and badly distorts it or exaggerates it, giving a deceptive impression.
False: The statement is not accurate. This could be an error or misstatement but it’s simply not true and there is no element of truth to it.
Huckster Propaganda: The statement is not only inaccurate but it’s reasonable to expect the person or organization making it knew that and made the claim anyway to gain an advantage.