The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/06/2022

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. 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 by Arizona Woman Pleads Guilty To Role In Ballot Trafficking Ring From 2020 Presidential Election

Lead Stories rating: False (Wrong Election-No evidence Fuentes committed a crime involving the November 2020 general election or was involved in a larger “ballot trafficking ring.”

Fact Check: Arizona Woman Did NOT Plead Guilty To Role In Supposed Ballot Trafficking Ring From 2020 Presidential Election

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by Charles Schumer (D): “The leading cause of death among children is a firearm.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (Among children between the ages of one and 18, and ages one and 19, this is true, based on several analyses of CDC data; however, There are significant causes of death unique to babies up to a year old, such as congenital abnormalities, which is why researchers typically don’t include infants when studying causes of death among children and adolescents.)

Among children, firearms the leading cause of death in 2020

Claim by Viral Image: purportedly shows a Fox News tweet about new studies that show “68% of those who used ivermectin to treat or prevent Covid are suffering long-term bowel and urinary incontinence.”

Check Your Fact rating: False (The tweet is digitally fabricated. There are no studies about such a finding.)

FACT CHECK: Did Fox News Tweet About Studies That Link Ivermectin To Incontinence?

FALSE Claim by Tammy Baldwin (R): “Our Supreme Court has never taken away a constitutional right.”

Politifact rating: False (Legal scholars say that although such reversals are uncommon, a handful of examples do exist.)

Baldwin wrong that Supreme Court has never taken away a constitutional right

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Texas doesn’t have a hotline for suspected school shootings, but does have a hotline for reporting women entering Planned Parenthood

USA Today rating: False (911 is used for mass shootings. Texas doesn’t have a hotline for reporting women who enter Planned Parenthood.)

Fact check: No Texas hotline for reporting women at Planned Parenthood

(International: Philippines): The minimum wage in the Philippines will be P820 starting July 1, 2022.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: Minimum wage set to P820 starting July

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/06/2022"

  1. | June 6, 2022 at 6:39 am |

    Is the above claim for today’s 06-06-22, fact check by Charles Schumer, mostly true or mostly false?


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