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|Claim by Rush Limbaugh: The American Medical Association rescinded a previous statement and now says “hydroxychloroquine is okay” for COVID-19.
PolitiFact rating: False
No, the AMA didn’t rescind statement on hydroxychloroquine
|Claim via Social Media: A photo depicts a Dec. 12 march of 1 million Trump supporters in Washington, D.C.
USA Today rating: False
Fact check: Photo depicts 2018 March for Our Lives event, not post-Election Day pro-Trump march
|Claim via Social Media: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is grouping “Pneumonia and Influenza and Covid together… and reports them all as Covid deaths.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Mark Levin and the Post Millennial: Is a Trump Critic ‘In Charge of Who Can Become a Facebook Fact-Checker’?
The Dispatch Rating: False
Is a Trump Critic ‘In Charge of Who Can Become a Facebook Fact-Checker’?
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “His own cybersecurity chief overseeing this election said it was the most secure in American history.”
PolitiFact rating: Accurate
Fact-checking Joe Biden’s speech after Electoral College vote
|(International: Indonesia) Claim: Indonesian politician Fadli Zon is arrested Muslim cleric Rizieq Shihab’s spokesperson
AFP Fact Check rating: False
These images purporting to show an Indonesian politician and an arrested Muslim cleric have been manipulated
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