The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/12/2021

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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 Viral image: Coca-Cola made cans that say “Try to be less white.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, Coca-Cola didn’t make ‘Try to be less white’ cans

FALSE Claim by Stew Peters Show: Doctor Has CURED THOUSANDS of COVID Patients, Communists Issue Warrant for Patriot’s Arrest

Lead Stories rating: False (Chlorine Dioxide is a Toxic Chemical)

Fact Check: Doctor On ‘Stew Peters Show’ Gives NO Proof To Back His Claim That Chlorine Dioxide Has Cured ‘Thousands’ Of COVID-19 Patients

Red Voice Media Rating

FALSE Claim by Occupy Democrats: “BREAKING: Bipartisan group of senators SINGLE OUT TRUMP for inciting the January 6th riots.” rating: False (did not single out Trump)

Facebook Post Misleads on Bipartisan Capitol Attack Report and Interview

Occupy Democrats Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral image: the image shows late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain tweeting about eating bat soup in Wuhan, China

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Anthony Bourdain Tweet About Eating Bat Soup In Wuhan In 2018?

Claim by Says Baptist pastor Charles Stanley is selling CBD.

PolitiFact rating: False (fake news website designed to look like Fox News)

Don’t fall for fake news headlines about this pastor selling CBD Rating

(International: India): ‘Bangladeshi Muslims’ in Assam are demanding a separate country and CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has taken action against them by getting them beaten up by the police.

India Today rating: Mostly false

Old protest video from Assam viral with false claim that ‘Bangladeshi Muslims’ are demanding separate country

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