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 via Social Media: “It would cost $20 billion to end homelessness in the U.S.” and “halting global warming would cost $300 billion.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False (there is no consensus on the cost, but most agree these numbers are on the low end.)
|FALSE||Claim by Stew Peters – Red Voice Media: At least two children died in Australia after receiving COVID-19 vaccines in a mass vaccination program for students.
Australian Associated Press rating: False (they didn’t)
|FALSE||Claim by Chiropractor Eric Nepute: In Australia, “they’re already taking children out of homes that there’s possible risk of COVID in — they’re putting them in detainment camps.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (If you have a toothache do you go to a mechanic? Consider the source.)
|FALSE||Claim by Donald Trump Jr., social media users: Hillary Clinton ‘slept as Benghazi burned’ and Joe Biden ‘vacationed as Afghanistan fell’
USA Today rating: False (both are not true)
|Claim via Social Media: California election officials “can literally see if you vote yes or no” in the recall election, “and they will throw it away if you vote yes.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (more election fraud conspiracy theories)
|FALSE||(International: Nigeria): 78 Nigerian soldiers face firing squad
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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