Digital Forensic, Research and Analytics Center

Monday, August 15, 2022
spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img
HomeFact CheckFact Check: Did the Atlantic publish a racist headline on judge clearance...

Fact Check: Did the Atlantic publish a racist headline on judge clearance Thomas?

Published on

Subscribe us

An image circulating online shows a racist headline published by The Atlantic about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas following the Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade.

The Atlantic logo can be seen on the top of the image, while the headline reads: “It’s Not Racist To Call Judge Clarence Thomas The N-Word.”

Many users on social media shared the image under various captions.

A Facebook user writes, “From an so called American Newspaper.”

A Twitter user writes, “The “tolerant” Left is only tolerant of those who agree with them. Step out of line and the true nature of the Left presents itself.”

 

Fact Check:

We at DFRAC simply searched this on the official website of the Atlantic Newspaper and found nothing on that site. Also, no such image was posted on the official Twitter account of the Atlantic.

Conclusion:

The Atlantic did not publish a racist headline The image is digitally altered, and no such headline was published by the outlet.

Claim Review: The Atlantic published a racist headline on judge clearance Thomas.

Claimed by: social media users.

Fact Check: Fake

 

- Advertisement -

जामा मस्जिद पर दिल्ली पर्यटन विभाग ने किया ग़लत दावा

Load More
DFRAC Editor
DFRAC Editorhttps://dfrac.org
Digital Forensics, Research and Analytics Centre (DFRAC) is a non-partisan and independent media organisation which focuses on fact-checking and identifying hate speech. With the popularisation of the internet came the challenge of information overload and often times, our feeds are overpopulated with conflicting, incendiary and false information which is increasingly becoming difficult to ignore and not believe in

Popular of this week

Latest articles

The Growing Cyber Threat to India from Far East

Around 2000 Indian websites were hacked in June-July 2022 alone. This is one of...

FACT CHECK: Did BJP Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan host their party flag during the National Anthem?

A video is getting viral on social media sites getting a lot of attention...

Fact check: Not Raja Anangpal, but Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had built the Red Fort

The discussion of Mughals is always there in Indian society. Users on social media...

What’s the social media hype for #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha?

The film starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan is getting flak on social media for...

all time popular

More like this

The Growing Cyber Threat to India from Far East

Around 2000 Indian websites were hacked in June-July 2022 alone. This is one of...

FACT CHECK: Did BJP Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan host their party flag during the National Anthem?

A video is getting viral on social media sites getting a lot of attention...

Fact check: Not Raja Anangpal, but Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had built the Red Fort

The discussion of Mughals is always there in Indian society. Users on social media...

What’s the social media hype for #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha?

The film starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan is getting flak on social media for...

Fact Check: Will you now have to pay 18% GST on rent?

A claim is becoming very viral on social media. In which it is said...

Fact Check: Did President Droupadi Murmu banned non-vegetarian food inside Rashtriyaati Bhavan?

A post in the name of Draupadi Murmu, the recent president of India is...