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
|TRUE||Claim: Ohio is giving away $1 million to five residents who have received their COVID-19 vaccination in a “Vax-a-Million” lottery.
Snopes rating: True
|FALSE||Claim by Tucker Carlson: “3,362 people apparently died after getting the COVID-19 vaccine”; “more people, according to VAERS, have died after getting the [COVID-19] shot […] than from all the other vaccines”
Health Feedback rating: Flawed Reasoning
|FALSE||Claim by Joe Biden (D): For vaccine rates among Americans 65 and older, “there’s virtually no difference between white, Black, Hispanic, Asian American.”
Politifact rating: False (No solid evidence to back the claim. States that track see disparities.)
|TRUE||Claim by Lindsay James (D): “There are more job openings than there are people on unemployment” in Iowa.
Politifact rating: True
|Claim via Social Media: Colonial Pipeline Shutdown Is Related To Whether States Are Red Or Blue
Lead Stories rating: False (Irrelevant)
|FALSE||(International: Israel) Photographer started crying while capturing images of Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
The Quint rating: False
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