The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 3/29/2021

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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 Viral video: “Pfeizer CEO refuses [COVID-19 vaccine]”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Pfizer CEO Got Vaccinated, Contrary to Claim in Video

Claim by Viral Post: there were no mass shootings while former President Donald Trump was in office

Check Your Fact rating: False (There were many)

FACT CHECK: Did The US Have Zero Mass Shootings While Donald Trump Was President?

Claim by James Edming (R): “You can’t tell me they can (develop a safe vaccine) in eight to 10 months. Or a year. It takes more time than that.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Yes, data shows COVID-19 vaccines are safe despite quick timeline

Claim via social media: Robert Aaron Long made an anti-China post on Facebook before shootings at Atlanta Massager Parlors

Lead Stories rating: False (Not a real account)

Fact Check: Screenshot Of Post From Atlanta Shooting Suspect Robert Aaron Long Is NOT From A Real Account

Claim by Kirsten Gillibrand (D): “We had the highest number of (military) sexual assaults ever reported in the last year” and “we had the lowest conviction rate and the lowest prosecution rate.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True

Fact-checking Kirsten Gillibrand on military sexual assaults

(International: United Kingdom) Claim: Image shows an anti-lockdown demonstration in the UK capital of London.

BOOM Live rating: False

Photo From 2019 Anti-Brexit Rally Shared As Anti-Lockdown Protest

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don friedrich

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