The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/09/2020


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


PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Trump falsely claims Democrats want to ‘shut your churches down’

Claim by the New York Post: a mutation could enable the virus that causes COVID-19 to evade hand-washing and mask-wearing.

Health Feedback rating: Low Scientific Credibility

New York Post article makes speculative, unsupported claim that mutation could enable the virus causing COVID-19 to evade handwashing and mask-wearing

New York Post Rating

Claim via Social Media: “Wisconsin Republicans have not passed a single bill in 6 months.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Yes, Wisconsin legislators haven’t passed a bill in 6 months

Claim by Does Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth “Kenny” Walker, say that Taylor was the one who opened fire on officers?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend Does NOT Say That She Opened Fire On Officers

Claim by Viral image: President Donald Trump blamed his positive COVID-19 test on Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Blame Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer For Contracting COVID-19?

(International: India) Claim: Daughter of former CM of Madhya Pradesh, Digvijay Singh, joined BJP

BOOM rating: False

BJP Entrant Shreyasi Singh Is Not The Daughter Of Congress’s Digvijay Singh

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Follow Blog via Email

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Media Bias Fact Check LogoProtecting you from fake news sites since 2015

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

[the_ad id="86448"]