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: “Nancy Pelosi set to resign from Congress as Trump files impeachment lawsuits against her.”
PolitiFact rating: False (no and no)
No, Pelosi isn’t resigning because Trump initiated impeachment proceedings against her
|FALSE||Claim by Clay Travis, Outkick: Denmark banned COVID-19 vaccines for anyone under 50.
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Denmark didn’t ban COVID-19 vaccines for those under 50. This was an inaccurate interpretation of Denmark’s recently unveiled recommendation regarding target populations for COVID-19 booster shots, which mainly comprise the elderly and those with underlying health problems, including those under 50.)
Denmark didn’t ban COVID-19 vaccines for people under 50
|TRUE||Claim by Kathy Hoffman (D): “Since 2019, I’ve successfully lobbied for the funds to add hundreds of school counselors, lowering our student to school counselor ratio by 20%.”
Politifact rating: True
Yes, Kathy Hoffman lobbied to hire hundreds of counselors at Arizona schools
|Claim by Post: claims the U.S. military is offering former President Donald Trump increased protection amid alleged assassination threats.
Check Your Fact rating: False (The claim stems from a satirical website. A Judge Advocate General’s Corp (JAG) Corps spokesperson denied they were aware of such threats.)
FACT CHECK: Is The Military Offering Trump Increased Protection Amid Alleged Assassination Threats?
|Claim by Tweets: The Clintons killed Ken Starr.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (no comment)
Ken Starr died because of surgery complications — not because of the Clintons
|FALSE||(International: Australia): Claim by Australian National Review: Vaxchora vaccine to be distributed via chemtrails in Queensland, Australia
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Australian authorities are not set to release cholera vaccine ‘via chemtrails’ over Queensland
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