The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/24/2021

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 Rand Paul (R): “In fact, government statistics say almost 4 million people will lose their jobs if you mandate a $15 an hour job minimum wage.” rating: Distorts the Facts

Paul Distorts CBO’s Estimate on Impact of $15 Minimum Wage

Claim by Daily Mail and Sky News Australia: “Earth’s climate is ‘cyclical’ as new study claims an ice age is coming”

Climate Feedback rating: Very Low Scientific Credibility

Video interview of Ian Plimer at Sky News falsely claims that a new study announces an incoming ice age, partly based on an incorrect Daily Mail headline

Daily Mail Rating, Sky News Australia Rating

Claim by Steven Baker: COVID-19 vaccines will “create millions and millions of people with an autoimmune disease.” rating: Unsupported

Viral Video Makes False and Unsupported Claims About Vaccines

Claim by The Arizona Senate President release evidence of voter fraud one hour after Joe Biden was sworn in as president

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Arizona Senate President Did NOT Release Evidence Of Voter Fraud One Hour After Biden Was Sworn In

The DC Patriot Rating

Claim by Jordan Rachel (Turning Point USA): A $15-per-hour minimum wage would raise the price of a Taco Bell burrito to $38.

PolitiFact rating: False

Minimum wage increases and the myth of the $38 burrito

Turning Point USA Rating

(International: India) Claim: President Joe Biden addresses PM Modi as “World Leader”

The Quint rating: False

No, US President Joe Biden Didn’t Call PM Modi a ‘World Leader’

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