The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/28/2022

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

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BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: “Joe Biden is being investigated for human trafficking and is guilty.”

Politifact rating: False (President Joe Biden is not under investigation for human trafficking and has not been found guilty of such a crime.)

Instagram post falsely says Joe Biden found guilty of human trafficking

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Harvard has a $54 billion untaxed hedge fund called an ‘endowment’

USA Today rating: False (Not a hedge fund. The endowment is also taxed.)

Fact check: Harvard’s endowment is taxed, not a ‘hedge fund’

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social media: 2022 had the 17th-hottest summer.

USA Today rating: False (3rd hottest.)

Fact check: 2022 was the third hottest summer in U.S. history

NO
EVIDENCE
Claim by James Comer: “To be clear, Joe Biden is the ‘big guy.’”

The Washington Post rating: Not proven (It’s possible, but no evidence.)

Analysis | Dissecting GOP claims about Hunter Biden deals allegedly involving his father

FALSE Claim by Mike Lindell: Chart shows election fraud in Michigan attorney general race.

USA Today rating: False (The chart shows partial results of the election, with a spike in vote tallies for Nessel in particular when highly populated, largely Democratic counties reported their vote totals. The chart is not indicative of voter fraud.)

Fact check: Vote spike in chart of Michigan AG race shows reports from left-leaning area, not fraud

Frank Speech Rating

FALSE (International: Canada): Claim by Stew Peters: More than 80 Canadian doctors have dropped dead after receiving their fourth mandated COVID-19 vaccine.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Many died of causes unrelated to the vaccine. There is no evidence to suggest the others died as a result of immunization.)

Doctor deaths claim an unproven conspiracy

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