The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 8/6/2021

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

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Rob Portman (R): “It’s paid for,” referring to the bipartisan Senate infrastructure bill.

FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (Not really, still increases the debt)

Senators Claim Infrastructure Bill Is ‘Paid For’; Experts Disagree

FALSE Claim via Social Media: There is an active serial killer targeting women in Atlanta

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Posts make false claims of active serial killer in Atlanta

FALSE Claim by Rick Scott (R): Joe Biden and Democrats “have done absolutely nothing to help families struggling to keep up with inflation.”

PolitiFact rating: False (multiple things done)

Rick Scott’s false claim that Biden, Democrats have done nothing to help families pay their bills

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Officer Michael Fanone Was U.S. Capitol Rioter Carrying A Confederate Flag

Lead Stories rating: False (It was insurrectionist Kevin Seefried)

Fact Check: Officer Michael Fanone Was NOT US Capitol Rioter Carrying A Confederate Flag

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral image: It’s safer to be unvaccinated than vaccinated against COVID-19.

PolitiFact rating: False (Complete opposite is true)

Safer to be unvaccinated against COVID-19? In several ways, that’s False

FALSE (International: United Kingdom): Claim by The Daily Expose: Vaccinated people are 885% more likely to die of Covid-19 than unvaccinated people

AFP Fact Check rating: False

England data misrepresented in false claims linking deaths to Covid-19 shots

Daily Expose Rating

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