The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/18/2021

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

FALSE Claim by Eric Toney (R): Says he “is the only candidate in the Wisconsin Attorney General race with experience as a prosecutor.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Wis. GOP Atty. Gen. candidate misses mark in repeating previously ‘Mostly True’ claim

FALSE Claim by Gateway Pundit: ‘Lost votes’ and ‘ghost votes’ in Arizona indicate 2020 election was stolen

USA Today rating: False (No evidence)

Fact check: Arizona voter fraud not proven in viral canvassing report

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by Infowars: “Biden’s Treasury Department declares IRS will monitor” all accounts over $600.

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Not yet, but it has been proposed)

Biden plan to require more bank account reporting to IRS is still a proposal

Infowars Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral Image and Quote: President Joe Biden ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to withhold benefits from veterans who have not received COVID-19 vaccinations

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims Joe Biden Ordered The Department Of Veterans Affairs To Withhold Unvaccinated Veterans’ Health Benefits

Claim by 100PercentFedUp: “Stunning report: nearly 15 million mail-in ballots were not counted in the 2020 election.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Fact-checking the misleading claim about uncounted ballots in 2020

100PercentFedUp Rating

(International: Afghanistan): Video shows the Taliban stoning a man to death in Afghanistan.

The Quint rating: False

Old Clip Shared as Recent Video of Taliban Stoning Man to Death

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Video Advertisement

Do you appreciate our work? Please consider one of the following ways to sustain us.

MBFC Ad-Free 


MBFC Donation

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

Found this insightful? Please consider sharing on your Social Media:

Subscribe With Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to MBFC and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 22.9K other subscribers


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.