The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/14/2021

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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): “I did no advertising. I did nothing [to promote the “Save America” rally]. … We didn’t do anything. This just happened.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Road to a Second Impeachment

Claim by New Earth Project: The COVID-19 RNA vaccine “is not a vaccine”; a vaccine has to disrupt transmission by CDC and FDA standards; the vaccine “activate[s] the cell to become a pathogen-manufacturing site”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Vaccines protect people from diseases, but don’t always prevent disease transmission; research ongoing to determine if COVID-19 vaccines stop transmission

Claim by Greg Kelly (Newsmax): Says Joe Biden is on video “admitting to” election fraud in a “confession.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Newsmax host recycles out-of-context clip in call for Joe Biden’s impeachment

Newsmax Rating

Claim via Social Media: A DOJ official said President Trump is ‘strongly considering’ pardoning Capitol rioters

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: False claim about pardons for those involved in Capitol riot

Claim via Social Media: Chuck Norris was at the riot at the U.S. Capitol

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Chuck Norris wasn’t at the riot at the US Capitol

(International: UAE) Claim: Photo shows UAE monarch in Buddhist temple

AFP Fact Check rating: False

This photo shows a popular YouTube user visiting a temple in Dubai

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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