The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/6/2021

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 via Social Media: “As of today, no one has the right to film or photograph Mr. Biden as he climbs the flight of stairs. New White House spokesman orders!!?”

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire

No, media isn’t banned from filming Biden as he boards Air Force One

Claim via Charlie Kirk, Breaking911 and others: U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was caught on camera staging a short bike ride after riding in an SUV. rating: False

Did Pete Buttigieg Stage a Bike Ride After Riding in SUV?

Breaking911 Rating

Claim by Roy Cooper (D): “People don’t pretend to be someone else to go in and vote. You just don’t see that kind of fraud.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True (voter impersonation is extremely rare)

Voter impersonation is rare, North Carolina’s Cooper says

Claim by Viral Image: a United Nations chief said they were “deeply shocked” by the conditions at migrant detention facilities under President Joe Biden’s administration

Check Your Fact rating: False (The photo is from 2019 and the UN Chief is referring to the Trump Admin.)

FACT CHECK: Did A UN Chief Recently Say They Were ‘Deeply Shocked’ By Conditions At Biden-Era Migrant Detention Facilities?

Claim by Restoration Action: The “For the People Act” means: “No more voter ID. Signature verification on absentee ballots virtually eliminated. And effectively allowing noncitizens to vote.” rating: False

TV Ad Distorts Facts on Federal Voting Rights Bill

(International: Nigeria) Claim: The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has signed an Executive Order directing the issuance of American work electronic visa (e-visa) and residence permits to interested Nigerians.

Dubawa rating: False

NO! US President did NOT sign Executive Order offering 25,000 Nigerians e-Work Visas, Residence Permits

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