The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 01/10/2022

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: Says Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger “to investigate himself over voter fraud.”

Politifact rating: False (Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said his office was investigating a tip about ballot harvesting.)

No, Georgia’s secretary of state didn’t say he’s going to investigate himself over voter fraud

DJHJ Media Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Hal Turner Radio Show: “CDC Rule CONFIRMS: SARS-CoV-2 is ‘Chimeric Virus’ — made by joining two viruses together to form new organism. It IS Man-Made!”

Lead Stories rating: False (NO!)

Fact Check: CDC Interim Final Rule Re: Chimeric Viruses Does NOT Confirm COVID-19 Is Man-Made Virus

Hal Turner Rating

FALSE Claim by Joe Volk: “In Wisconsin, we have 50% of the population paying 50%, 60%, 70%, sometimes 80% for their housing.”

Politifact rating: False (A 2021 report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition found less than 50% of the population is severely cost-burdened – meaning that they pay more than 50% of their income on housing costs, including rent and utilities.)

Advocate misses mark on claim half the population pays at least half their income for housing

FALSE Claim by the Washington Times: “COVID-19 shots are not vaccines” because they don’t “prevent one from becoming infected”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Contrary to claim in Washington Times op-ed, COVID-19 shots meet the definition of a vaccine

Washington Times Rating

FALSE Claim by Ron Johnson (R): Sadly, we passed two milestones on VAERS. Over 1 million adverse events and over 21,000 deaths. 30% of those deaths occurred on day 0, 1, or 2 following vaccination.

The Dispatch rating: False (relies on VAERS which is unvetted and an unreliable source to draw conclusions)

Fact Checking Claims About VAERS and COVID-19 Vaccine Data

FALSE (International: India): Video shows muslim men making girls unconscious and taking advantage.

The Quint rating: False

Fact-Check | Scripted Awareness Video Shared With a False Communal Narrative

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