The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/28/2021

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

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Chris Jacobs (R): “This one here has subsidies for people making as much as $800,000 to be able to buy a Tesla.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (The Build Back Better bill, approved by the House, includes tax credits for purchases of certain electric vehicles for married couples filing jointly who earn up to $500,000, or individuals with incomes up to $250,000. )

Jacobs overstates income eligibility for electric vehicle tax credit

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Ethan A. Huff (Natural News): COVID-19 vaccine spike proteins accumulate in the nucleus of cells, “destroy DNA repair pathways, paving the way for CANCER” and “destroy the immune system”

Health Feedback rating: Incorrect (Crackpottery from Natural News)

Natural News, others jump to conclusions unsupported by the study they cite to claim COVID-19 vaccines destroy the immune system and cause cancer

Natural News Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Charlie Kirk, American Greatness, Big League Politics: There is ‘new’ January 6 footage proving police beat Rosanne Boyland to death.

Newsweek rating: False

Fact Check: Is There ‘New Footage’ Showing Police Beating Rioter Rosanne Boyland?

American Greatness Rating, Big League Politics Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: An economics professor at a local college recently failed an entire class.

Lead Stories rating: False (Old Hoax)

Fact Check: Tale Of Economics Professor Failing Entire Class To Teach Socialism Did NOT Really Happen

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “The gas station where they initially attacked” Kyle Rittenhouse “is owned by his grandparents.”

Politifact rating: False (There is no evidence that the gas station where he had gone before the shootings is owned by his grandparents.)

Rittenhouse wasn’t attacked at grandparents’ gas station before Kenosha shooting

FALSE (International: Australia): Claim by Pauline Hanson: Unvaccinated people pose no greater COVID-19 risk than those who are vaccinated.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (A person who is unvaccinated is more likely to be infected with the coronavirus and more likely to transmit it to others.)

Claim the unvaccinated pose no greater COVID-19 risk needs a check-up

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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