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 Joe Biden (D): “I’m going to ask the wealthiest Americans and the biggest corporations of the Fortune 500 companies, 91 making a collective billions of dollars, didn’t pay a single solitary penny in federal tax.”
The Washington Post rating: True
|Claim by Viral Image: the image shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden not wearing a face mask on an airplane during the COVID-19 pandemic
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We brought back your car industry [in Michigan]. Your car industry was finished. You would’ve had nothing left.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “You know, our doctors get more money if somebody dies from COVID. You know that right? I mean, our doctors are very smart people. So what they do is they say, ‘I’m sorry, but, you know, everybody dies of COVID.’”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “His chief of staff last week said, ‘We’re going to do nothing about the virus. It’s here.’”
FactCheck.org rating: Exaggerates
|(International: France) Claim: Video of anti-Islam speech in the French Parliament.
India Today rating: Mostly false
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