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 roguereview.net: Vaccinated People Are More Likely To Be Infected Than Those Without The Shot
Lead Stories rating: False (Misrepresented study. Results show the opposite of their claim.)
|Claim by Viral Post: flu cases being instead counted as COVID-19 cases was the reason for low flu activity during the 2020-2021 flu season.
Check Your Fact rating: False (No)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: Guidelines published by the IRS ahead of the 2022 tax year explained how taxpayers can claim items they have stolen, or earnings from illegal activities.
Snopes.com rating: True
|Claim by Viral Image: a book about the omicron variant was published by White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci’s sister named Dr. Angelique Fauci.
Check Your Fact rating: False
|MISLEADING||Claim via Social Media: Military bases in United States are housing undocumented immigrants
USA Today rating: Misleading (It is true that Military bases house undocumented immigrants; however, this is not new as they have done that since the 1980s.)
|FALSE||(International: United Kingdom): British chef Jamie Oliver wins “legal battle” against McDonald’s over “pink slime”
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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