The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/27/2020

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 National File and shared by Donald Trump, JR:  Yearbook photo shows Senate candidate Mark Kelly “dressed as Adolf Hitler.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Photo of Man in Halloween Costume Isn’t Mark Kelly

National File Rating

Claim by Owen Shroyer: “CDC says [the SARS-CoV-2] virus was never airborne, rendering masks worthless”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Masks are effective at reducing COVID-19 primary transmission through respiratory droplets; the CDC acknowledges airborne transmission via aerosols can also occur

Claim via Social Media: Says Donald Trump “voted twice” in the Nov. 3, 2020 election

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, Trump did not vote twice in Nov. 3 election

Claim by Donal Trump (R): “And by the way, Mexico is paying for the wall.” — New Hampshire rally.

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his familiar falsehoods

Claim via Social Media: Says Donald Trump said “good” during the final presidential debate in reference to families being separated at the border.

PolitiFact rating: False

Trump didn’t say ‘good’ in reference to family separations; he said ‘go ahead’ to debate moderator

(International: India) Claim: Pictures claim that a huge crowd of people turned up at PM Modi’s rally in Bihar.

BOOM rating: False

Bihar Polls: 2019 Pic Of Crowd At Modi’s Patna Rally Shared As Recent

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2 Comments on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/27/2020"

  1. These are your credible fact checkers? If you want to maintain your credibility, you might want to refrain from posts like this.

  2. Media Bias Fact Check |October 28, 2020 at 8:28 am |

    Yes, they are signatories of the International Fact Checking Network. Please provide a list of fact checkers that meet your standards. Thanks.

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