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

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

Claim via Social Media: “Hillsboro school district has already placed Antifa, BLM in their curriculum as Justice Fighters. Fourth grade.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, fourth graders in Hillsboro, Ore., aren’t learning about ‘Justice Fighters’ like Antifa

Claim by Social media user: The Regeneron antibody cocktail President Donald Trump received is made from fetal stem cells

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Trump’s antibody therapy not made from fetal stem cells

Claim via Social Media: “U.S. mortalities this year are not materially different from the previous 5 years”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Mortality in the US was more than 280,000 higher during the first eight months of 2020 than any of the previous five years over the same period

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows President Donald Trump “celebrating his release from Quarantine” with members of the Ku Klux Klan

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show Donald Trump With Members Of The KKK?

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Before the coronavirus pandemic, the United States had “the greatest economy in the history of our country.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Donald Trump’s dubious statement about presiding over ‘the greatest economy’ in history

(International: New Zealand) Claim: Maori Party co-leader John Tamihere claims that two years’ Vote Corrections budget is greater than the total amount paid out in all Treaty of Waitangi settlements.

Australian Associated Press rating: True

Has NZ spent more on Corrections in two years than on all Treaty of Waitangi settlements?

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