The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/11/2020

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 by Donald Trump (R): Says ballots in Wisconsin “are being dumped in rivers” or creeks.

Politifact rating: False

Trump whiffs describing Wisconsin ballot case

Claim by Viral image: the image shows House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meeting with Fox News host Chris Wallace before the first presidential debate

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Nancy Pelosi Meeting With Chris Wallace Before The Debate?

Claim by Republican Party of Florida: During the debate, Kamala Harris said President Donald Trump “did not appoint minorities to the courts.”

Politifact rating: False

Florida GOP twists debate remarks by Harris on Trump and Black judges

Claim via Social Media: Flu shots lead to severe or life-threatening conditions; flu shots are unsafe

Health Feedback rating: Lacks Context

Mild side effects from flu shots are common ; very serious adverse effects are very rare

Claim by Viral Post: not a single one of President Donald Trump’s judicial appointees is black

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Has Donald Trump Appointed Zero Black Federal Judges?

(International: India) Claim: Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for all government offices, schools and hospitals to have a portrait of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar. rating: False

Fact Check: Rajasthan Govt did not Issue Order to have Ambedkar’s Portrait In Offices, Viral Post Is fake

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