The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/16/2021

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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 Sarah Godlewski (D): “It wasn’t all women that lost jobs (in the December jobs report), it was mostly Black and Latina women. In fact, white women gained employment.”

Politifact rating: True

Black and Latina women carried the brunt of job loss in December

Claim by Jim Jordan (R): Jim Jordan claims he never said the election was stolen.

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: Mostly false.

Fact Checking Jim Jordan’s Claim That He Never Said ‘The Election Was Stolen’

Claim via Social Media: Photo shows Rep. Lauren Boebert with Capitol rioters before she gave them a tour of the building “one day before the insurrection.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Viral photo shows Lauren Boebert in Colorado, not US Capitol

Claim via Social Media: Nancy Pelosi said people in US illegally may not have broken any laws.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Post cites false Nancy Pelosi quote on illegal immigration

Claim by Devin Nunes (R): “Republicans have no way to communicate” after tech companies cut off Parler.

PolitiFact rating: False

Nunes falsely claims ‘Republicans have “no way to communicate” without Parler

(International: Uganda) Claim: Photos of Ugandan policeman caught with rigged presidential ballots

AFP Fact Check rating: False

These images are old and do not show election fraud in Uganda’s 2021 presidential

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Shelley Coffee

Did the government do fraud with our vaccine where is it

Jeff Skibenes

So, not only are you not doing your own fact checking as apparently that has been outsourced by a company whose very name has “fact check” in it; but also you are telling people who disagree to take it up with whoever wrote the drivel instead of addressing yourself. Not much of a fact checker. In fact to a large degree this kind of parroting is to blame for the shameful situation that the American electorate finds itself in now. Way to go MBFC!

g wiz

I’m going to guess that Jeff does not understand what ‘curated’ means.