Dan MacGuill

Dan Mac Guill is a journalist and fact-checker from Dublin, Ireland, based in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He ran FactCheck on TheJournal.ie - the Republic of Ireland's first dedicated fact-checking service - from 2016 to 2017, and worked as a reporter for TheJournal.ie from 2014. Before that, he was Deputy Editor of The Local France in Paris. He has a BA in philosophy from the University of Scranton and an MA in political science from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.

Did The New York Times Report in 1924 That Hitler Was ‘Tamed by Prison’?
  • 17 January 2021
Critics of Donald Trump warned of historical parallels between the U.S. Capitol attack of 2021,...
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Does a Popular TikTok Video Contain Photos of AOC?
  • 15 January 2021
"Look at AOC," said a TikTok user full of praise for the New York Democrat's...
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Did Lindsey Graham Meet a Proud Boys Organizer Before Capitol Attack?
  • 14 January 2021
After the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, social media users highlighted a photograph of...
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Did OnlyFans Delete Trump’s Account After Capitol Attack?
  • 13 January 2021
The subscription-based, video-sharing service is best known as a platform for sex workers and pornography.
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Did YouTube Bar Trump From Posting New Videos to His Channel?
  • 13 January 2021
The outgoing president found himself frozen out of online platforms for his role in inciting...
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Did Woman Who Died at Capitol Riot Carry a ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ Flag?
  • 12 January 2021
Macabre online speculation surrounded the death of Georgia resident Rosanne Boyland during the Jan. 6,...
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Did Pelosi Write This Letter to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler?
  • 11 January 2021
A laptop stolen during the January 2021 U.S. Capitol riots provided fodder for conspiracy theorists.
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Was Pope Francis Arrested on Charges of Child Trafficking?
  • 11 January 2021
"Pope Francis is currently being held in an unknown prison," reported the Conservative Beaver, hours...
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Was Giuliani Photographed with Capitol Rioter Jake Angeli?
  • 9 January 2021
The man photographed wearing horns at the siege on the U.S. Capitol is apparently not...
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Did ‘Antifa’ Jake Angeli Collude With Nancy Pelosi’s Son-in-Law?
  • 7 January 2021
Jake Angeli, who dressed in horns and furs during the U.S. Capitol riot, was the...
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Was Capitol Rioter in Horns and Furs an Antifa Instigator Who Took Part in BLM Protests?
  • 7 January 2021
Conspiracy theorists jumped into action when the unmistakable figure of Trump supporter and QAnon proponent...
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Did Police Munitions Light Up the Capitol During Riots on Jan. 6, 2021?
  • 6 January 2021
An extraordinary photograph appeared to capture the effects of a flash-bang grenade going off at...
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