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 Bill Hemmer: “We are seeing (gasoline) prices now that we frankly haven’t seen in years.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Not years; about 18 months)
|Claim by Gaia: HAARP may deliberately create destruction on a global scale, causing earthquakes, cyclones, flooding, snowstorms, around the world; HAARP may be attacking the citizens of the world telepathically, influencing thoughts with low frequency vibrations
Climate Feedback rating: Incorrect (pseudoscience-conspiracy theories)
The scientific research facility HAARP cannot create natural disasters or influence human thoughts and movements, contrary to online claims
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “America will be the first country — perhaps the only one” — to administer 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.
FactCheck.org rating: Mostly True (First to 100 million yes, but other countries such as Israel have administered 4 times as much per capita.)
|Claim via Social Media: Evangelicals are worshipping the golden Trump statue.
AFP Fact Check rating: False (Altered image)
Manipulated photo shows evangelicals worshipping Trump statue
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “Radical Democrat policies” have sparked a 30% jump in gas prices “since the election.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (market forces)
|(International: Israel) Claim: Claim by social media users: Israel implementing an internal COVID-19 vaccine passport
USA Today rating: True
Fact check: Israel launching ‘Green Pass’ for COVID-19 vaccinated
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