Fox News

This is a map to discuss the extent to which Fox News channel knowingly spreads false stories, disinformation, and lies.

This is not about whether other news channels do so - other maps can cover them and we can compare.


Republicans have long complained that voter fraud has been perpetrated and that this has les to losses on their side. It has even prevented some forms of mail-in voting (although absentee ballots are still accepted), which is a particular issue during the coronavirus pandemic, and may still be an issue for the 2020 Presidential elections.

Press Secretary McEnany

According to the Washington Post:

“I will never lie to you,” McEnany replied [to a question by a reporter]. “You have my word on that.”

Fifteen minutes later, she raised a subject no one had asked about and quickly offered an obviously false claim about it.

Presentation on sun and disinfectants

BBC News:

During Thursday's White House coronavirus task force briefing, an official presented the results of US government research that indicated coronavirus appeared to weaken more quickly when exposed to sunlight and heat.

The study also showed bleach could kill the virus in saliva or respiratory fluids within five minutes and isopropyl alcohol could kill it even more quickly.