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. We fact-check the fact-checkers and let you know their bias. 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
|Claim by Mike Huckabee and Right-wing websites: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study determined previous coronavirus infections offered greater protection against coronavirus than vaccination.
The Dispatch rating: Mostly False (This only applied during the Delta Variant and before booster shots and Omicron. Vaccination is still the most effective.)
|Claim via Social Media: “If the FAA is worried about what the 5G deployment will do to the planes, what do you think it will do to our bodies?”
Politifact rating: False (It won’t do anything your body. They are worried about wireless interference with instruments onboard aircraft.)
|Claim by infowars.com: COVID-19 Vaccines Are Growing New Variants Inside The Bodies Of The Vaccinated
Lead Stories rating: False (Pseudoscience)
|FALSE||Claim by Social Media: NYPD arrests nine-year-old girl for not showing proof of vaccination.
AFP Fact Check rating: False
|FALSE||Claim by Donald Trump (R): “If you’re white, you don’t get the [COVID-19] vaccine or if you’re white, you don’t get [COVID-19] therapeutics.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (Not based on race and there are plenty of vaccines for everyone)
|FALSE||(International: United Kingdom): Purportedly shows an article published by The Guardian about Michael Spencer, a member of the U.K.’s House of Lords, funding a Congolese militia.
Check Your Fact rating: False
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