Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other
|Claim by MacIver Institute: “Bad math (is) driving Wisconsin’s exploding positive test rate.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Analysis bashing DHS COVID-19 calculations is built on errors, omissions
|Claim via the Daily Caller: “Former President Bill Clinton made a significant change to federal land management nearly 30 years ago that created the conditions necessary for massive wildfires to consume portions of the West Coast.”
Climate Feedback rating: Low Scientific Credibility
Article by The Daily Caller oversimplifies drivers of wildfires and downplays role of climate change
|Claim by Facebook posts: Merrick Garland is investigating Donald Trump’s “tax evasion case.”
PolitiFact rating: False
No, Merrick Garland isn’t investigating Donald Trump for tax evasion
|Claim by Todd Starnes: Did Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News or someone on his team give former Vice President Joe Biden a crib sheet ahead of debate #1 with President Donald Trump?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Radio Host Provides NO Evidence Joe Biden Was Given Debate Questions Ahead of First Debate with Trump
|Claim via Social Media: Does a letter from Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe support the claim that Hillary Clinton planned “the Russia hoax” against Donald Trump in July 2016?
Lead Stories Rating: No Evidence
Fact Check: DNI Letter On Russian Intel From July 2016 Does NOT Show ‘Russia Hoax’ Was ‘Hillary’s Plan’
|(International: Nigeria) Claim: N4, 000 and 1000GB internet data is available for all Nigerians to stay safe at home
Dubawa rating: False
A ticklish website offers freebies for people to stay home, then invades users’ privacy
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