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 Joe Manchin (D): On state minimum wages: “There’s very few, I would think if any, are at $7.25.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (21 states are at $7.25)
|Claim by Tom Cotton (R): “Senate Democrats just voted to give stimulus checks to criminals in prison.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (Of note, both of Trump’s stimulus checks went to prisoners and Tom Cotton voted in favor the two previous times)
|Claim by Gateway Pundit: “Now a Public Health England report confirms that infections increase during the fortnight after vaccination”
Science Feedback rating: Misleading (Cherry Picking)
|Claim via Social Media: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is worth more than $1 million
USA Today rating: False (Not even close, much lower)
|Claim via Social Media: The Georgia House passed a bill that “makes it a misdemeanor to give food or water to voters waiting in line.”
Politifact rating: True (State House Republicans passed HB 531 that would make it a misdemeanor to give voters in line food or water.)
|(International: India) Claim: Video shows police beating people who violate COVID19 curfew restrictions after recent lockdown rules in Maharashtra
BOOM Live rating: False
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