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
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|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: “Just passed into law today: You cannot go 5 miles over speed limit” in North Carolina.
Politifact rating: False (No such law)
|FALSE||Claim by dailyexpose.uk: Deaths Of More Than 4,000 Babies Due To COVID Shots are Found In US Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Data
Lead Stories rating: False (Not Confirmed)
|FALSE||Claim by Occupy Democrats: The chairman of Virginia’s Republican Party made a “shockingly racist post” about Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
Politifact rating: False (The racist Facebook post about two Black military leaders, including Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, was made by the chairman of the Electoral Board in Hampton, Virginia — not the chairman of Virginia’s Republican Party. )
|Claim by Viral Image: allegedly shows a statement released by former President Donald Trump that refers to former Vice President Mike Pence as a “dog.”
Check Your Fact rating: False (The statement is digitally fabricated. There is no evidence Trump released a statement calling Pence a dog.)
|Claim by Dave McCormick (R): Mehmet Oz “called for a New Zealand-style gun ban” and said “Americans should have less access to guns.”
Politifact rating: Mostly True (Oz campaigns as a gun owner who supports the Second Amendment, but for years he supported gun-control measures.)
|FALSE||(International: Russia): Claim by Sergey Lavrov: “The West demonstrates totalitarian intolerance towards alternative points of view. Democracy, liberalism, pluralism are not observed here. On the contrary, censorship and arbitrariness are intensifying.”
POLYGRAPH.info rating: False
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