The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/18/2020

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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: Says Sen. Kelly Loeffler said on Parler that “Black people shouldn’t be allowed to vote.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Parler post attributed to Loeffler about Black Georgia voters is fake

Claim by Anonymous: “CONFIRMED – aborted male fetus in [COVID-19] vaccine”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Although fetal cell lines are used to grow viruses for some COVID-19 vaccines, the cells are not part of the vaccines

Claim by Kayleigh McEnany: “More than one MILLION marchers for President @realDonaldTrump descend on” Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14.

PolitiFact rating: False

The ‘Million MAGA March’ did not have more than 1 million attendees

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Parler saying, “Under the watch of Secretary Raffensperger, Stacy Abrams registered hundreds of thousands of black and Democrat voters.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Falsely Claims Kelly Loeffler Posted This Message About Stacey Abrams On Her Parler Account

Claim by Rudolph Giuliani: “We have evidence that 100,000 ballots were brought in at 4:30 in the morning and counted.”

The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios

Analysis | Giuliani’s fantasy parade of false voter-fraud claims

(International: India) Claim: Kenya currently ranks 56th globally and third in sub-Saharan Africa on the ease of doing business report, from a low of 136th globally in 2014.

Africa Check rating: Correct

Fact-checked: Kenya president’s 2020 state of the nation address

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1 Comment on The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/18/2020

  1. Alejandro F // November 18, 2020 at 11:49 am //

    Please update your website. It looks as if the UI had not been changed since 2015

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