The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/02/2020

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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): “Many ballots with the name Trump on (them) were thrown out … They found ballots in a river with the name Trump on from the military. They were signed, and they were floating in a river. They found ballots under rocks that had the name Trump on.”

PolitiFact rating: No evidence

Fact-checking Trump’s whopper-laden interview with Maria Bartiromo

Claim via Social Media: “YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki made a public statement advising that those who tell people to use natural supplements like Vitamin C or Turmeric are now considered to be violating YouTube’s policies, and their videos will be removed.”

The Dispatch rating: Mostly False

Is YouTube Censoring Videos That Encourage People to Take Natural Supplements?

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “They weren’t allowed to have poll watchers.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Fact-checking Trump’s whopper-laden interview with Maria Bartiromo

Claim by Viral Post: no mainstream media outlets covered the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting its “highest day EVERY in history” on Nov. 16

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did No Mainstream Media Outlets Cover The Dow Jones Industrial Average’s Performance On Nov. 16?

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Dominion Voting Systems “had glitches where they moved thousands of votes from my account to Biden’s account.”

FactCheck.org rating: No Evidence

Trump Repeats Baseless, False Claims About the Election

(International: Kenya) Claim: [The allocation to agriculture] is an increase of 0.6% from what was reported last year.

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

Verifying Kenyan governors’ claims of progress

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