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 via Social Media: “Social Security checks do not go through the postal service since 2013 because it’s not secure.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Did KKK members carry a banner endorsing Trump?
Poynter rating: False
|Claim by Brit Hume: “I don’t think there’s any doubt (Joe) Biden’s senile.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media and QAnon: Was New York state Assembly Bill A99, sponsored by Assemblyman Nick Perry, drawn up to take advantage of the pandemic, with the purported aim of allowing state officials to remove infected residents — namely children — from their homes and keep them in detention facilities indefinitely? And is the pandemic “fake” and is COVID-19 made-up?
Lead Stories rating: All False
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “If you just count all the deaths in the red states, we are number two in the world in deaths, just behind Brazil.”
Politifact rating: Mostly True
|(International: Nigeria) Claim: Claim by The World Bank: In northern Nigeria, the lack of secondary schools is significantly greater with up to 10 primary schools for every secondary school.
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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