The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/08/2022

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

With Midterms coming up in November, we will be publishing as many politician facts checks as we can find.

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MISLEADING Claim by Alaskans for L.I.S.A.: Senate candidate “Kelly Tshibaka says she wants to ban birth control in the mail.” rating: Misleading (Tshibaka has said she would ban the sale of the morning-after pill via the mail, but the ads leave the misleading impression she would ban all forms of birth control.)

TV Ads Distort Tshibaka’s Position on Birth Control

Claim by ‘Vaccinated’ People No Longer Human – NASA-Langley Research On 5th Gen Warfare – Todd Callender With Maria Zeee [VIDEO]

Lead Stories rating: False (Did not happen, making stuff up.)

Fact Check: This Video Does NOT Prove That NASA Confirmed That Vaccinated People Are ‘No Longer Human’

Red Voice Media Rating

FALSE Claim via Social Media meme: The US government demolished Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower to prevent him giving free energy to the world.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Tesla’s plans were for wireless electricity transmission but he was unable to make it commercially viable and the tower was demolished to pay his debts.)

Tesla free energy meme shockingly short on truth

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Antony Blinken “confesses that Biden” is responsible for the Nord Stream pipeline leaks.

The Dispatch rating: False (Antony Blinken said the Nord Stream leaks presented an opportunity to ease European dependence on Russian energy supplies; he didn’t say Joe Biden was responsible for leaks to the Nord Stream pipeline.)

Fact Check: Did Antony Blinken ‘Confess’ That the U.S. Was Behind the Nord Stream Pipeline Leaks?

Claim by Post: claims an American flag displayed at a Trump rally was purportedly missing its stars

Check Your Fact rating: False (Trump did not display an American flag without stars during his rally.)

FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show An American Flag Missing Stars At A Trump Rally?

FALSE (International: Australia): Written language was invented by western civilization.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (The origins of written language are traced back 5500 years to Mesopotamia.)

Historians take red pen out for written language boast

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