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: “President Putin bans mandatory vaccinations in Russia.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim: The Impossible Burger contains more estrogen than transgender hormone therapy.
USA Today rating: False (Pseudoscience)
|FALSE||Claim by Viral Image: The US government is trying to create food shortages by telling farmers to destroy their crops.
Politifact rating: False (There are currently no major disruptions to the U.S. food supply chain, or any threat of a nationwide food shortage.)
|FALSE||Claim by Viral Image: the cameras shut off when President Joe Biden was asked in a press conference about an alleged “hit list” provided to the Taliban.
Check Your Fact rating: False (they didn’t)
|Claim via Social Media: There is a new virus variant called COVID-22.
Lead Stories rating: False (No Such Virus)
|FALSE||(International: United Kingdom): Claim by theexpose.uk: 80% of Covid-19 deaths in Scotland in August were people who had been vaccinated.
Lead Stories rating: False (They have high vaccination coverage, which is misleading.)
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