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 Winsome Sears (R): “The very first Republican convention after the Civil War was held in Virginia in a Black church.”
Politifact rating: False
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Nobel Laureate Luc Montagnier Said All Vaccinated People Will Die Within Two Years
Lead Stories rating: False (He Didn’t Say that)
|Claim via Social Media: “21% of 140,000 ballots were found to be in error in GA.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
|FALSE||Claim by Suspicious0bservers: “The official observed temperatures are coming consistently below the scary global warming numbers”; “Melting polar ice triggers ice age”
Climate Feedback rating: Inaccurate
|TRUE||Claim by Tim Kaine (D): “New Haven, Conn., had to issue bonds for a bridge after using funds for that bridge to pay for a police misconduct settlement.”
PolitiFact rating: True
|FALSE||(International: United Kingdom): The UK has the worst Covid death toll in Europe.
Full Fact rating: False (As of 25 May 2021, the UK had the 14th worst death toll in Europe when you factor in the size of the country.)
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