The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/30/2021

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

FALSE Claim by Caitlyn Jenner (R): “50% of all homeless people live in California.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (28%)

Caitlyn Jenner Overstates California’s Share of U.S. Homeless Population

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: the image shows a Fox News chyron about President Joe Biden announcing looting would be renamed “justice shopping”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Announce Looting Would Be Renamed ‘Justice Shopping’?

MOSTLY TRUE Claim by Kamala Harris (D): The Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan will be “the biggest non-defense investment in research and development in the history of our country.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True

Harris right on American Jobs Plan being largest increase in research and development

FALSE Claim by Viral Image: Dominion whistleblower said 3.8 million votes were switched.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did A Dominion Voting Systems Whistleblower Say 3.8 Million Votes Were Switched To Joe Biden?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Says BLM activist Sasha Johnson tweeted, “The white man will not be our equal but our slave.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, a British BLM leader did not tweet about enslaving white people

FALSE (International: Philippines): President Rodrigo Duterte has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 vice presidential election according to a video uploaded on Thursday, May 27.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: Duterte confirms vice presidential candidacy in 2022 polls

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/30/2021"

  1. Schroeder rocks | May 30, 2021 at 12:15 pm |

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