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Sen. Sollie Norwood, D-Jackson points out his district on a poster-sized map in the Capitol rotunda in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. The map depicts census growth or loss in each of the Mississippi Senate districts, over a 10-year period and have been used to help show population movement, at a Mississippi redistricting hearing  at the state house. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

What to know about redistricting and why you should care

A box of ivermectin is shown in a pharmacy as pharmacists work in the background, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Ga.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

No, the National Institutes of Health has not approved ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Bath tissue shelves were empty at a Hy-Vee supermarket in Omaha, Neb., on March 15, 2020. Fox News aired the photo during an Oct. 19, 2021, segment and represented it as though it were a current image. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Newsmax and Fox News aired outdated, out-of-context photos of empty shelves in segments bashing Biden

(Graphic: Chris Kozlowski)

What will PolitiFact be watching in 2022?

This aerial photo shows a film set at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western being filmed at the ranch on Thursday, Oct. 21, killing the cinematographer, officials said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

No, that Alec Baldwin quote in a news story about prop gun incident isn’t authentic

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters as he leaves a Democratic strategy meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A Facebook video claims a media blackout. But check the news. It’s still up and running.