The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/18/2021

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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 via Social Media: Says Joe Biden stayed silent about violence at Black Lives Matter protests.

PolitiFact rating: False

No, Joe Biden didn’t stay silent about violence at Black Lives Matter protests

Claim by realrawnews.com: Marine Corps. Rebukes Pelosi: “WE DON’T WORK FOR YOU!” – Real Raw News

Lead Stories rating: Fake

Fact Check: The Marine Corps Did NOT Rebuke Nancy Pelosi, Did NOT Tell Her: ‘WE DON’T WORK FOR YOU!’

Real Raw News Rating

Claim via Social Media: Michigan Official Caught On Video Telling Volunteers To Count Multiple Ballots with the very Same Signature During Audit

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Michigan Officials Were NOT ‘Caught On Video’ Forcing Audit Volunteers To Count ‘Multiple Ballots With Same Signature’

Claim by OANN: Ivermectin “is a safe and widely available treatment for coronavirus” ; it would “work like a vaccine”

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

Strong evidence lacking to support claim that ivermectin is a cure for COVID-19 ; there are only limited clinical results at this stage

OANN Rating

Claim by Viral Image: the restaurant chain Olive Garden revoked Fox News host Sean Hannity’s Lifetime Pasta Pass following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Olive Garden Revoke Sean Hannity’s Lifetime Pasta Pass?

(International: India) Claim: Reliance has donated solar power to Ram temple that is under construction in Ayodhya.

The Logical Indian rating: False

Fact Check: Fake Claim Of Reliance Donating Solar Power Plant To Ram Mandir Goes Viral

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