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 Andrew Cuomo (D): “No state gets back less from Washington than New York state.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (On balance true, Per capita 4th)
Does New York get less from the federal government than any state?
|Claim by Viral Post: President Joe Biden canceled $250 million in funding that former President Donald Trump gave to historically black colleges and universities
Check Your Fact rating: False (no evidence)
FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Cancel $250 Million For Historically Black Colleges And Universities?
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “No one should work 40 hours a week and live below the poverty wage. And if you’re making less than $15 an hour, you’re living below the poverty wage.”
FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (Exaggerates)
|Claim via Social Media: We went from the highest in exports in oil and natural gas to the lowest in one week
Lead Stories rating: False (Bad Stats)
Fact Check: The United States Did NOT Go From The ‘Highest’ In Exports In Oil And Natural Gas To The ‘Lowest’ In One Week
|Claim by One America News Network: “Computer software must have used an algorithm to change the votes” in Georgia, according to a mathematician.
FactCheck.org rating: False (unproven conspiracy theory)
OAN Report Features Baseless Assertion of Election Fraud by Algorithm
|(International: Ethiopia) Claim: US embassy says Ethiopia opposition leader will be released soon
AFP Fact Check rating: False
The US embassy in Ethiopia did not suggest that jailed opposition leader would be released soon
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