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 Diamond and Silk: Says science shows the physiological effects of wearing masks include hypoxemia, hypercapnia, shortness of breath, toxicity and increased muscle tension.
Politifact rating: False (thoroughly debunked…Surgeons/Doctors have been wearing masks for over 100 years without issue.)
|Claim via Social Media: U.S. President Joe Biden kneels down to beg George Floyd’s son for forgiveness.
Lead Stories rating: False (not his son)
|Claim by Douglas Frank: Michigan used a mathematical “key” to manipulate vote totals in 2020 election.
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire (conspiracy theories)
|Claim by Candace Owens/Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA: There is no factual data to back up global warming; real scientists don’t know whether CO2, solar sunspots or natural activity cause global warming
Climate Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Anthropogenic emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases are the leading cause of global mean temperature rise in the industrial era.)
|Claim by realrawnews.com: Hillary Clinton found guilty by military tribunal on 5th day of trial.
Lead Stories rating: False (No Such Trial)
|(International: Nigeria) Claim: Unemployment falls in Nigeria under Buhari
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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