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 Multiple sources: Multiple countries announced they were leaving the WHO.
AFP Fact Check rating: False (None have)
|Claim by Viral Image: purportedly shows a statement from former President Donald Trump implying he destroyed evidence related to the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Check Your Fact rating: False (The image is fabricated. There is no record of Trump issuing such a statement.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Photo shows U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert with two scantily dressed men.
PolitiFact rating: False (There’s no evidence that the woman in the image is Boebert. The photo has been online and unassociated with the congresswoman for years.)
|Claim by Viral Image: purportedly shows an article from The Atlantic with a headline that reads, “The Heroism of Biden’s Bike Fall.”
Check Your Fact rating: False (The image is digitally altered. An Atlantic spokesperson confirmed the outlet did not publish such an article.)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: Fact Check: Was Clarence Thomas Lone Dissenter on Trump Jan. 6 Documents?
Newsweek rating: True
|FALSE||(International: Kenya): Claim by Uhuru Kenyatta: “We have grown … our power generation 40 times.”
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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