The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/26/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

FALSE Claim by tennessean.com: Critical Race Theory Law Makes It Illegal To Teach Black History In Tennessee

Lead Stories rating: False (They can teach black history)

Fact Check: Critical Race Theory Law Does NOT Make It Illegal To Teach Black History In Tennessee

The Tennessean Rating

FALSE Claim by Toby Rogers/Children Health Defense: “The Biden administration plan would kill 5,248 children via Pfizer mRNA shots in order to save 45 children from dying of coronavirus.”

FactCheck.org rating: Unsupported (There is no evidence the Pfizer vaccine has killed any children. Benefits far outweigh risk.)

Benefits Outweigh Risks of Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine, Contrary to Posts Misusing VAERS Data

Children’s Health Defense Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: A diesel generator is powering an electric vehicle charger

AFP Fact Check rating: False 

Electric vehicle charging station not powered by diesel generator

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: A photo shows Ghislaine Maxwell, who is charged with assisting accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

FactCheck.org rating: False (It is not Roberts)

Posts Misidentify Man Shown in Photo with Ghislaine Maxwell

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Vernon Coleman/bitchute.com: A paper in “Circulation” proves the COVID-19 vaccine is murder.

Lead Stories rating: False (Vernon Coleman is a long time conspiracy theorist who continues his work to mislead)

Fact Check: Dr. Vernon Coleman Gives NO Medical Proof The COVID-19 Jab is Murder

Bitchute Rating

FALSE (International: Kenya): Claim by President Uhuru Kenyatta: “While the global economy contracted by an average of 3.6% last year, we still managed to grow our economy by 0.3% over the same period”.

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

Fact-checked: Six claims by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta in 2021 national day speech

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.

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