The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/29/2021

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: “70% of Americans don’t believe a word the mainstream media puts out,” so “everyone who thinks Biden won are only 30% of the population.”

PolitiFact rating: False (66% think Joe Biden is legit President)

About 66% of US public thinks Joe Biden is the legitimate president, not 30%

Claim via Social Media: U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is selling a book on Amazon.com that is critical of Amazon, titled “The Tyranny of Big Tech.”

Snopes.com rating: True

Is Sen. Josh Hawley Selling a Book Critical of Amazon on Amazon.com?

Claim by Black Lives Matter: “Biden is currently sending more military equipment to our neighborhoods than Trump did.”

PolitiFact rating: False (No evidence of an increase. Since 1990, the federal government has had a program to transfer surplus military equipment to local police agencies.)

No proof that military equipment giveaway soaring under Biden, as BLM claimed

Black Lives Matter Rating

Claim via Social Media: Arizona election audit has found a quarter of a million illegal votes.

Lead Stories rating: False (No Results Yet)

Fact Check: A ‘Quarter Of A Million Illegal Votes’ Were NOT Found In The Arizona Audit

Claim by Van Wanggaard, R-Racine: Foxconn “is the largest taxpayer in Racine County.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Yes, Foxconn is the largest taxpayer in Racine County

(International: India) Claim: a makeshift covid-19 medical facility set up in Delhi mosque

Newsmobile rating: False

Fact Check: Old Picture Of Pune Mosque Turned Into Covid-19 Isolation Ward Shared As Recent One From Delhi

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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