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 Project Veritas: Project Veritas discovered a voter fraud scheme connected to Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minneapolis
USA Today rating: False
Fact check: No proof of alleged voter fraud scheme or connection to Rep. Ilhan Omar
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “So in the old days they said, ‘Well, if you have [COVID-19], you’re immune for life,’ right? Once I got it, they give you four months. … It’s anybody else but me, you’re immune for life.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Viral post: the Nigerian government is donating $600 million to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Is The Nigerian Government Donating $600 Million To Joe Biden’s Campaign?
|Claim by Tucker Carlson: According to a recent CDC report, “almost everyone — 85% — who got the coronavirus in July was wearing a mask, and they were infected anyway. So clearly (wearing a mask) doesn’t work the way they tell us it works.”
PolitiFact rating: False
Tucker Carlson distorts new CDC report, makes false mask claim
|Claim via Social Media: Says Amy Coney Barrett said that breastfeeding babies is child molestation. Politifact rating: Pants on fire|
|(International: Canada) Claim: Canada is building confinement camps
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Misleading description of Canada’s quarantine sites feeds Covid-19 conspiracy
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