The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/23/2021

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 DJHJ Media: Santa Claus was arrested by German police for not wearing a mask at a market.

FactCheck.org rating: False (Not arrested and not about the mask)

‘Santa’ Detained at Unregistered Protest, Not ‘Arrested’ for Mask Violation

DJHJ Media Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by redvoicemedia.com: CDC Admits Vaccinated Parents Are Killing Unvaccinated Kids

Lead Stories rating: False (For the 100th time the vaccinated cannot shed!)

Fact Check: CDC Does NOT Admit Vaccinated Parents Are Killing Unvaccinated Kids — Spike Proteins Don’t Shed And Infect Others | Lead Stories

Red Voice Media Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Steve Kirsch: “They’ve now killed close to twice as many kids from the vaccine as have died from COVID.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (There are no confirmed deaths involving children linked to the vaccines.)

Contorted claim of children killed by COVID-19 vaccines is Pants on Fire

TRUE Claim by Jennifer Strahan (D): Marjorie Taylor Greene Owns Stock in Three Vaccine Manufacturers

Newsweek rating: True

Fact Check: Does Marjorie Taylor Greene Own Stock in Three Vaccine Manufacturers?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: Vice President Kamala Harris tweeting that Kyle Rittenhouse created a specific Instagram account and that people should not follow it

Check Your Fact rating: False (Fake account)

FACT CHECK: ‘He Should Be Locked Up In Jail For Murder’ – Did Kamala Harris Send This Tweet About Kyle Rittenhouse?

FALSE (International: Russia): “The Budapest Memorandum concerns security guarantees for Ukraine as a non-nuclear state … [A]ll guarantees have been provided and observed.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False (Kremlin propaganda)

Kremlin Has Flagrantly Broken Budapest Pact on Ukraine’s Security

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