The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 07/28/2022

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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TRUE Claim by Francesca Hong (D): “In the Wisconsin State Assembly this session, more than 75% of GOP bills received a public hearing. Meanwhile, the GOP allowed less than 2% of Democratic bills to have a hearing.”

Politifact rating: True (Since becoming the minority party in the Assembly in 2011, the percentage of Democratic-authored bills that received a public hearing declined from 15.6% to 1.9% in the 2021-22 legislative session. More than 70% of GOP bills have received hearings since taking over in the 2011-12 session.)

State GOP only let less than 2% of Democratic bills have public hearings, Dem says

Claim by Michelle Obama registered To Vote As A Man according To Illinois State Board of Elections.

Lead Stories rating: False (Fake)

Fact Check: Michelle Obama Did NOT Register To Vote As A Man

Newspunch Rating

FALSE Claim via Social Media: President Joe Biden announced he has cancer during a speech on climate change, rating: False (Biden was referring to a skin cancer that was removed before he became president.)

Posts on Social Media Misinterpret Biden’s Quote on Previous Cancer

Claim by WHO director arrested for crimes against humanity.

Lead Stories rating: False (unlabeled satire shared as real.)

Fact Check: WHO’s Tedros Was NOT Arrested For ‘Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide’

Vancouver Times Rating

Claim via Social Media: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “pretending to be arrested” by Capitol Police at an abortion-rights protest. rating: False (It was real.)

Ocasio-Cortez Was Arrested at Abortion-Rights Protest, Contrary to Social Media Posts

FALSE (International: Kenya): “5.5 million of Kenyans are unemployed.”

Africa Check rating: Incorrect (number of unemployed at between 1.3 million and 2.5 million)

Battle of the deputies: Fact-checking claims from Kenya’s presidential running mate debates

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