The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/20/2020

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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 by Donald Trump (R): A 1993 example of voter fraud in Philadelphia is “exactly what happened to us” in the 2020 election.

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire

Trump says Philly Democrats stole an election in the ’90s. Is that true?

Claim by Daniel Horowitz, the Blaze: “Pro-mask study withdrawn after virus spread in counties analyzed by researchers”; “masks don’t work”

Health Feedback rating: Incorrect

Article claiming that “masks don’t work” misleads readers by inaccurately interpreting a withdrawn study and a published study conducted on US Marine Corps recruits

The Blaze Rating

Claim by Ted Nugent: Says “47 additional counties used the same software that caused a ‘glitch’ in Antrim County (that switched 6,000 votes from Trump to Biden in that county)” and votes in the state are “potentially fraudulent.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Inaccurate early vote count in one Michigan county was a human error, not a failure of the software

Claim by Gateway Pundit: ‘Lost’ Milwaukee elections flash drive connected to jump in Biden votes

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Milwaukee flash drive incident unrelated to Biden votes

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Says Georgia’s secretary of state won’t let the people recounting ballots check the signatures for fraud.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Donald Trump’s jab at Georgia recount ignores key voting principles

(International: Pakistan) Claim: Photo shows coffins of 28 Indian soldiers killed by Pakistan At the LoC in Kashmir on November 13, 2020

BOOM rating: False

Pak Handles Share 2010 Photo Linking It To Recent LoC Strike

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