The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/5/2021

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): The presidential election in Georgia was plagued by fraud

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Trump makes unfounded claims of Georgia election fraud

Claim by Occupy Democrats: Did Donald Trump literally beg the Georgia secretary of state to “invent” 11,000 votes? 

Lead Stories rating: Mostly False

Fact Check: Trump Did NOT Literally Beg Georgia Secretary Of State To ‘Invent’ 11,000 Votes

Occupy Democrats Rating

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We have anywhere from 250 (thousand) to 300,000 ballots were dropped mysteriously into the rolls, much of that had to do with Fulton County, which hasn’t been checked.”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s made-up claims of fake Georgia votes

Claim via Social Media: New York Times Election Report Reveals 104,984 Stolen Votes in Ga, 347,768 in PA

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: New York Times Election Report Did NOT Reveal 104,984 Stolen Votes in Ga, 347,768 in PA — Also NOT Published In “European paper”

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “The other thing, dead people. So dead people voted. And I think the number is in the — close to 5,000 people. And they went to obituaries. They went to all sorts of methods to come up with an accurate number. And a minimum is close to about 5,000 voters.”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s made-up claims of fake Georgia votes

(International: Pakistan) Claim: Photo shows Dawn article on Pakistan pilot urinating in F-16 cockpit

BOOM rating: False

Dawn Screenshot Claiming Pakistani Pilot Urinated In F-16 Is Fake

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