The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/27/2021

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: “Coca-Cola has lost $4 bil in market value as people are boycotting Coke for their ‘try to be less White’ statement.”

Politifact rating: False (Coca-Cola’s market value dropped by$4 billion on June 14, the day that international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was moved two bottles of Coke to the side in favor of water during a European Football Championship press conference.)

Coca-Cola’s stock didn’t tank from a race-related boycott

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Ink Bleeding Through Ballots Impacted Vote Counting in Maricopa County, Arizona

Lead Stories rating: False (Debunked long ago)

Fact Check: Ink Bleeding Through Ballots Did NOT Impact Vote Tallies in Maricopa County, Arizona

FALSE Claim by Donald Trump (R): “11,000 voters were added to the voter rolls AFTER the election and still voted.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Debunking Trump’s Latest Arizona Election Claims

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Social media: Stimulus check of up to $2,500 approved for July 30

USA Today rating: False (hoax)

Fact check: Claim that a 4th stimulus check is scheduled for July is a hoax

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim via Social Media: “You must give EVERY PENNY” of the advance child tax credit payments back when you file your 2021 taxes.

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (some people will have to pay back, but it will be rare)

Advance child tax credit payments won’t usually require repayment

FALSE (International: India): Dr. Tarun Kothari, anti-masking and anti-vaxxer is dean of nair hospital, mumbai

BOOM Live rating: False

No, Anti-Masker Dr. Tarun Kothari Is Not Dean Of Nair Hospital In Mumbai

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