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 Dan O’Donnell: November election data shows a “stunning anomaly in the rejection rate of absentee ballots.”
PolitiFact rating: False (lower rejection rate than previous years)
|Claim by Gateway Pundit and National File: “CDC illegally inflated the COVID fatality number by at least 1,600 percent”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Rules were not changed. Evidence for undercounting not overcounting)
|Claim by Jen Psaki (D): President Biden’s goal is to have “teaching at least one day a week in the majority of schools, by day 100.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (Studies: Already Done)
|Claim via Social Media: President Biden has enacted a 45% capital gains tax.
Lead Stories rating: False (No bill signed)
|Claim by Viral Image: the Presidential Transition Enhancement Act allows former President Donald Trump to remain in control of the U.S. military for 60 days after the end of his term
Check Your Fact rating: False (C’mon)
|(International: Tajikistan) Claim: These are pictures from Tajikistan where critical damage took place after an earthquake hit the country on the night of February 12.
India Today rating: Mostly false (images from other countries and different earthquake)
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