The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/21/2021

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 via Social Media: AOC Spent Thousands On Her ‘Tax The Rich’ Dress and Her Ticket To The Met Gala 2021

Lead Stories rating: False (Free For AOC)

Fact Check: AOC Did NOT Spend Thousands On Her ‘Tax The Rich’ Dress, Nor On Her Ticket To The Met Gala 2021

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Viral Image: Says Tim Tebow wrote, “The government might be preparing us for a cashless society, but it was predicted by the Bible.”

Politifact rating: False (No evidence he wrote this)

No, Tim Tebow didn’t write this about a cashless society

FALSE Claim via Social Media: 400,000 “Yes” votes disappear in the Calfornia recall election due to fraud.

The Dispatch rating: False (reporting error)

Did 400,000 Votes ‘Disappear’ in California’s Recall Election?

MOSTLY
TRUE
Claim by Eric Toney (R): “I’m the only front-line prosecutor in this race that’s actually used the resources of the Wisconsin Crime Lab in the prosecution of cases.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True

Atty. Gen. candidate says he’s ‘the only front-line prosecutor’ that’s used Crime Lab

FALSE Claim by redvoicemedia.com: Vice President Kamala Harris “admits” that COVID vaccines don’t work.

Lead Stories rating: False (She didn’t)

Fact Check: ‘Kabala’ Harris Did NOT Admit COVID Vaccine Doesn’t Work

Red Voice Media Rating

FALSE (International: Philippines): The Philippine economy crashed in 1983 because the United States imposed economic sanctions on the country.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: PH economy crashed in 1983 due to US sanctions

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