The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/16/2021

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 via Social Media: Says professional soccer player Christian Eriksen received the Pfizer vaccine days before he collapsed during a game.

PolitiFact rating: False (Did not have vaccine)

Christian Eriksen, Danish soccer player who collapsed, didn’t receive the Pfizer vaccine

FALSE Claim by Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA: Dr. Anthony Fauci will make millions from an upcoming book about public service.

USA Today rating: False (Book not written by Fauci all proceeds go to National Geographic Foundation)

Fact check: Fauci is not making millions from upcoming National Geographic book

Turning Point USA Rating

FALSE Claim by David Icke: Covid-19 is a deliberate hoax designed to promote the climate change agenda.

Full Fact rating: False (This is a misinterpretation of a book written in 2020 by the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.)

David Icke makes false claim that vaccines are ‘gene therapy’ – Full Fact

David Icke Rating

FALSE Claim by Official Data Shows More People Have Died From The Vaccines Than From COVID-19

Lead Stories rating: False (Not Causal)

Fact Check: Official Data Does NOT Show More People Have Died From The Vaccines Than From COVID-19

The Daily Expose Rating

Claim by Mike Lindell: The 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False (entire video is debunked)

Fact Checking ‘Absolutely 9-0,’ the Latest Documentary From Mike Lindell

Lindell TV Rating

FALSE (International: Australia): Fossils on Mount Everest are evidence of global flooding.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Content that has no basis in fact.)

Nothing fishy about ancient marine fossils on Everest

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/16/2021"

  1. Kathy Goodwin | December 25, 2021 at 8:12 am |

    Seems OKAY but I’d like to see fact checking on things like the southern border? How many were flown to other cities, what cities, were they tested, vacinated? Is the WH helping Texas build their border? Are they giving them the material in storage???


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