The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 07/12/2022

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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Claim via Social Media: President Donald Trump was in a presidential limousine as he left his Jan. 6, 2021, rally at the White House Ellipse.

PolitiFact rating: False (President Donald Trump was in an SUV as he was driven away from his rally at the White House Ellipse on Jan. 6, 2021. A photo circulating on Facebook of Trump in a presidential limousine was taken in 2020.)

Trump was in SUV after Jan. 6 rally, not presidential limousine

Claim via Social Media: video shows Sen. Ted Cruz revealing documents that expose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden.

Lead Stories rating: False (The video just shows clips of Cruz speaking about unrelated matters during two separate legislative meetings.)

Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Ted Cruz Revealing Documents That Expose Nancy Pelosi, Hunter Biden

Claim via Social Media: “Fox offers Chris Wallace’s Sunday Spot to Candace Owens.”

PolitiFact rating: False (The network confirmed that this is fake.)

No, Fox News did not offer Chris Wallace’s old Sunday show to Candace Owens

Claim by Viral Image: claims singer Justin Bieber said he regrets taking the COVID-19 vaccine, alleging it left him with permanent facial paralysis.

Check Your Fact rating: False (There is no evidence Bieber made such a comment. The claim stems from a satirical website.)

FACT CHECK: No, Justin Bieber Did Not Say The COVID-19 Vaccine Ruined His Life

Claim via Bitchute Video: The Video Of Ukrainian POWs Proves That Ukrainian Soldiers Were Killing Civilians In The Town of Rubezhnoe.

Lead Stories rating: No Evidence

Fact Check: Video Of Ukrainian POWs Does NOT Prove That Ukrainian Soldiers Were Killing Civilians In Town of Rubizhne

Bitchute Rating

FALSE (International: South Africa): Monkeypox spreads faster in men who have sex with men.

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

Monkeypox does not spread faster in men who have sex with men – virus spreads through contact

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