The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/3/2021

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

TRUE Claim by Mandela Barnes (D): “Since 1978, CEO compensation rose over 1,000% and only 11.9% for average workers.”

Politifact rating: True

Yes, pay for CEOs has far outpaced compensation for average workers

Claim via Social Media: Dominion lost its lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell.

Lead Stories rating: False (Open Cases)

Fact Check: Dominion Did NOT Lose Its Lawsuits Against Rudy Giuliani And Sidney Powell

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “Not one word” from Joe Biden and Kamala Harris honoring service members for Memorial Day.

PolitiFact rating: False (They made multiple social media posts honoring military members and their families and participated in Memorial Day events, including the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Biden honored service members in speeches throughout the weekend.)

Posts falsely claim Biden and Harris didn’t say ‘one word’ about service members for Memorial Day

TRUE Claim: In 2021, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris tweeted “Enjoy the long weekend” before Memorial Day. rating: True

Did Kamala Harris Tweet ‘Enjoy the Long Weekend’ Before Memorial Day?

FALSE Claim by Viral image: “Pope Francis kissing the hands of David Rockefeller & John Rothschild.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Pope Francis was photographed with Holocaust survivors, not Rockefellers and Rothschilds

FALSE (International: France): Vaccinated people will die within two years, according to Nobel laureate and French virologist Luc Montagnier.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier says vaccinated people will die within 2 years

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