The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 2/10/2021


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 via Rumble video: “Military rescues tortured children from tunnel beneath Capitol Hill.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (made up)

No, torturted children weren’t rescued from the Capitol tunnel system

Rumble Rating

Claim by Trending Politics: The Washington Post “Says They Won’t Hold Joe Biden Accountable With ‘Fact Checker’ Like They Did With Trump.” The article states that the Post will not “fact check anything [Biden] says” and that they “refuse to fact check Biden.”

The Dispatch rating: False

Did the Washington Post Say It Wouldn’t Fact Check Joe Biden?

Trending Politics Rating

Claim by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee: Claims eight Republican House members “stood with Q, not you.” rating: No Evidence

Misleading DCCC Ads Link Republicans to QAnon

Claim via Bitchute video: the “Case Fatality Rate of COVID-19 is 0.1% to 0.3% which is the same exact Case Fatality Rate as the regular seasonal flu”, “Biden’s press corps admits” COVID-19 was “a hoax”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (not even close)

The lethality of COVID-19 is much higher than the flu; the Biden press corps didn’t say COVID-19 was a hoax

Bitchute Rating

Claim via Social Media: “Shell Oil laying off 9,000 workers” because of Joe Biden.

PolitiFact rating: False (cuts announced before election)

Shell announced plans to cut jobs before the election

(International: India) Claim: Video shows crowd chanting for Delhi police to beat protesting Indian farmers

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Indian anti-citizenship law protest footage recirculates online in false posts about farmers’ protests

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Richard Rider

Here’s your daily dose of incredible MSM liberal bias — the lead headline on CNN yesterday (2/9/21) :

“LIVE UPDATES It’s the first-ever impeachment trial of an ex-President. And it will answer whether one can incite an insurrection with impunity.”

Just to be clear — this is NOT a CNN opinion column. It’s the headline introducing their lead NEWS story.