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 Jim Oberwies (R): Says U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood described riots as “beautiful protests.”
Politifact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: COVID-19 mortality rates are very low, therefore COVID-19 is not an important public health concern; if you are 70+ years old, you have a 0.054% chance of dying from COVID-19
Health Feedback rating: Misleading
|Claim by Social media users: 500,000 ballots in Virginia and 200,000 ballots in Nevada were sent to dead people, pets
USA Today rating: False
|Claim by Trump (R): Says Dr. Anthony Fauci said of Trump’s pandemic response, “I can’t imagine that … anybody could be doing more.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|Claim via Social Media: “Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris this morning said that, ” American churches are PROPAGANDA CENTERS for intolerant homophobic, xenophobic vitriol ” and she called american [sic] pastors, ” knuckle-dragging disseminators of intolerance and enemies of social justice”
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|(International: India) Claim: Photos show Hathras gangrape accused Congress leader
BOOM rating: False
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