The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/24/2020

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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: “California sends 440,000 ballots to ineligible voters.

PolitiFact rating: False

No evidence that California sent 440,000 Nov. 3 ballots to ineligible voters

Claim via Social Media: Did ABC, CBS and NBC ignore New York Post stories that Democrat Joe Biden helped his son get rich from a Ukrainian company, with “proof” on a laptop the younger Biden abandoned at a repair shop?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: ABC, CBS, NBC Have NOT Given ‘Zero Coverage’ To Hunter Biden Story — All Three Have Reported The Story

Claim by DJHJ Media: “Leftists” sent “Proud Boys” emails threatening Democratic voters.

PolitiFact rating: False

Officials think Iran sent fake ‘Proud Boys’ emails threatening Democrats

DJHJ Media Rating

Claim by Doctors for Truth: COVID-19 is a type of flu and is not a pandemic; PCR tests are up to 94% false positive; only 98 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in Ireland.

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

The group World Doctors Alliance spreads misinformation about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus, and the reliability of diagnostic tests

Claim via Social Media: Did Joe and Jill Biden’s income go from $396,456 in 2016 to a three-year total of $16,596,979 for 2017-2019?

Lead Stories rating: True

Fact Check: The Bidens’ Income DID Go From $396,456 In 2016 To $16.5 Million For 2017-2019 — It’s In Public Records: Increases From Book Deals, Speaking Dates

(International: France) Claim: Image shows French teacher Samuel Paty welcoming refugees in France

BOOM rating: False

No, This Image Is Not Of The Teacher Who Was Beheaded In Paris

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