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: Like Pfizer vaccine, “Thalidomide was also FDA approved.”
Politifact rating: False (FDA did not approve Thalidomide.)
|FALSE||Claim by Newsmax, The Epoch Times, and Western Journal: The Sun and not human emissions of carbon dioxide may be the main cause of warmer temperatures in recent decades. There is a systemic bias in UN IPCC’s data selection.
Climate Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Solar variance has minimal impact on warming, but there is strong consensus that greenhouse gases are the primary driver.)
|Claim via Social Media: CNN published an article on a vaccinated COVID-19 victim who blamed unvaccinated people
USA Today rating: False (Originated as satire, but shared as real news via a meme.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Soviet Union Took All Of Its Equipment From Afghanistan
Lead Stories rating: False (Some Was Left)
|FALSE||Claim by Robert Malone: “Dr. Malone is the inventor of mRNA vaccines”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (involved, but not the inventor)
|(International: India): A group of four Muslim men brutally murdered a Hindu man in Malpur, Rajasthan.
The Logical Indian rating: False
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