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): “And they did these massive dumps of votes. And, all of a sudden, I went from winning by a lot to losing by a little.”
PolitiFact rating: False
Fact-checking Trump’s whopper-laden interview with Maria Bartiromo
|Claim by Viral post: the World Health Organization (WHO) no longer recommends isolation, quarantine or social distancing because COVID-19 cannot transmit from person to person
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Does The WHO No Longer Recommend Isolation, Quarantine Or Social Distancing For COVID-19?
|Claim by Ralph Northam (D): “People of color and those of not, they use marijuana at the same rate. People of color are three times more likely to get arrested and convicted.”
Politifact rating: True
Northam is right about racial disparities in pot arrests and convictions
|Claim by The New American: CDC admits cloth face masks don’t protect against coronavirus
USA Today rating: False
Fact check: CDC still endorses masks as COVID-19 protection
|Claim via Social Media: Jeff Bezos could give a billion dollars to every person on earth and still have 114 billion dollars to spare
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: This Math Dividing Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth Among The World Population Does NOT Compute
|(International: Thailand) Claim: Bangkok Bank offers 50,000 Thai baht loan without guarantees
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Misleading claims circulate online that a Thai bank is offering loans without guarantees
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