The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/03/2021

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

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: A video shows an animal chip scanner detecting a microchip where a woman was vaccinated.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Video of a microchip reader finding a chip in a vaccinated woman’s arm was posted as a joke

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Post: the image shows actor George Clooney wearing a “Convict Trump” t-shirt.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did George Clooney Wear A ‘Convict Trump’ T-Shirt?

FALSE Claim by Dr. Byram Bridle: The spike protein in COVID-19 vaccines is a “toxin” that accumulates “in a number of tissues” and could lead to cardiovascular and neurological damage.

FactCheck.org rating: False

COVID-19 Vaccine-Generated Spike Protein is Safe, Contrary to Viral Claims

FALSE Claim via Social Media: John McAfee stored 31 TB of data in the condo which collapsed in Miami, Florida.

BOOM Live rating: False

John McAfee’s Doctored Tweet Misleadingly Linked To Miami Condo Collapse

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: “Muslim BTS fan accidentally plays the song ‘Dynamite’ instead of Azaan on loudspeakers at 4am; gets arrested.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Instagram post about man who played BTS song during Muslim call to prayer is satire

FALSE (International: Philippines): The U.S. declared retired International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda “persona non grata” for “inventing” human rights violations.

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Gadon makes wrong claim on US sanctions vs. Bensouda – Vera Files

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