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 Trending Politics: “Biden is making ‘maternity flight suits’ so pregnant women can fight in the military.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False (Introduced during Trump admin so that women with uncomplicated pregnancies can fight)
The Air Force introduced maternity flight duty uniforms before Biden took office
|Claim by Mike Huckabee (R): Gov. Mike Huckabee tweeted that polls show 70 percent of Georgians would vote for Trump in 2024.
Lead Stories rating: Mostly False (70% of GOP would vote for Trump, not all Georgians)
Fact Check: Poll Did NOT Show 70% of Georgians Would Vote For Trump In 2024
|Claim by Iowa GOP State Legislators: Tenured professors are guaranteed a job.
Politifact rating: Mostly False (undergo annual reviews)
Tenure protects academic freedom, but faculty aren’t guaranteed a job
|Claim by Viral Image: the image shows a CNN article reporting President Joe Biden threatened to cancel “all U.S. visas to be issued in the Philippines.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Threaten To ‘Cancel All US Visas To Be Issued In The Philippines’?
|Claim by Viral image: “Nancy Pelosi has invited all illegals to her mansion at 2724 Pacific Ave San Francisco CA.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Even the address is incorrect)
|(International: South Africa) Claim: South Africa was already in a recession for three quarters before the outbreak of coronavirus
Africa Check rating: Correct
Debating the state of South Africa: did members of parliament get their facts straight?
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