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 Lara Logan (Fox News): “The reality” in Texas is that “you’re flying helicopters, using fossil fuels, to put oil on wind turbines to defrost them.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Did not happen)
|Claim via Social Media: Joe Biden was supposed to deliver State of the Union address by Feb. 20
USA Today rating: False (No timeline)
|Claim via social media: Says Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey said, “A few right-winged nuts won’t affect our bottom line.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Didn’t say it or tweet it)
|Claim by multiple sources: CDC illegally changed mortality count rules and inflated Covid-19 death toll
AFP Fact Check rating: False (they didn’t)
|Claim by Viral image: Photo shows “Earth, Venus and Jupiter as seen from Mars.”
PolitiFact rating: False ( I believed it. Glad I didn’t share it)
|(International: Australia) Claim: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison did not really receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The needle seen in media coverage of the event was the wrong type and had the cap on.
Australian Associated Press rating: False
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