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
|Claim by Elise Stefanik (R): Every time outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo “says the firearm industry ‘is immune from lawsuits,’ it’s false.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
|FALSE||Claim by Dr. Byram Bridle (Veterinarian), Liz Wheeler: Science debunks the use of face masks to stop viruses like COVID-19
Health Feedback rating: Incorrect (Medical quackery. Masks limit transmission)
|FALSE||Claim by Viral image: Suggests a suspicious link between the COVID-19 delta variant and company named Delta that works in 5G.
PolitiFact rating: False
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: A 1912 article warned coal burning can have a negative effect on climate
USA Today rating: True
|Claim by Social media posts: “The CDC actually put together a document to discuss putting high risk people into camps to ‘shield’ low risk people from them. … [E]very single person who has made a reference to 1930’s Germany is vindicated.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|FALSE||(International: India): Photo shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi eating beef at a dinner party.
Newsmeter rating: False
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