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 Gateway Pundit: Bank of America “announced a new mortgage home loan program for first-time homebuyers. But only blacks and Hispanics will be eligible.”
Politifact rating: False (Fear-based race-baiting as Bank of America’s new home loan program is open to all applicants regardless of their race.)
|Claim by Post: claims former President Donald Trump said ‘dark times’ are ahead for the U.S.
Check Your Fact rating: False (The claim stems from an article published by a satire website. There is no evidence Trump made such remarks.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: FEMA won’t accept an application for assistance if the disaster victim has a GoFundMe page,
USA Today rating: False (A GoFundMe page isn’t an automatic disqualifier.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: “Walmart management is helping with rising prices with $500 grocery cards for $2.”
Politifact rating: False (Phishing scam designed to collect personal information from unsuspecting visitors.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media and The Blaze: Ivermectin was “vindicated (again)” in a peer-reviewed study that showed a 92% reduction in COVID-19 mortality.
Lead Stories rating: False (Poor study, not peer reviewed and not vindicated.)
|FALSE||(International: Nigeria): Claim by Punch newspaper: “Nigeria’s latest maternal mortality ratio is 512 per 100,000 live births.”
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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