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 Mike Gallagher (R): “New data shows in-person learning isn’t driving spikes in cases.”
PolitiFact rating: True
Data shows in-person learning safer than expected, not driving case spikes
|Claim by Viral Image: Nancy Pelosi breaking coronavirus restrictions.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Nancy Pelosi Violating COVID-19 Safety Guidelines For Social Gatherings
|Claim by Viral video: Video shows “nurse pass out after receiving the COVID vaccine. It’s so safe though, right?”
FactCheck.org rating: Not caused by vaccine
|Claim by Newsmax: Kamala Harris “has yet to resign from the United States Senate” because “she still thinks President Trump has a shot at victory.”
PolitiFact rating: False
When do senators resign to assume the presidency or vice presidency?
|Claim by Patrick Moore: “It’s a good thing that we are putting some more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The scientific method has not been applied in such a way as to prove that carbon dioxide is causing the Earth to warm.”
Climate Feedback rating: Incorrect
Scientific studies established clear links between human-caused increased in atmospheric CO2 and global warming
|(International: Russia) Claim: Claim by Vladimir Putin: “This is not some kind of investigation; this is the legalization of materials from the American special services.”
POLYGRAPH.info rating: False
Putin’s ‘Smokescreen’ Fails To Obscure FSB Hand In Navalny Novichok Poisoning
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