The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 01/05/2023

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: US Special Forces Arrested WEF Chief Klaus Schwab For Ordering Genocide Via Covid-19 Vaccines.

Lead Stories rating: False (No Arrest)

Fact Check: US Special Forces Did NOT Arrest World Economic Forum Chief Klaus Schwab For Ordering Genocide Via COVID-19 Vaccines

Claim via Social Media: NYPD Let Proud Boys On Subway For Free After Drag Protest.

Newsweek rating: Mostly True (Needs Context: While it does seem that members of a group wearing Proud Boys insignia were let through the New York subway system by police without having to pay, the NYPD said the decision was made to prevent violence during a protest and counterprotest at a library on December 29, 2022.)

Fact Check: Did NYPD let Proud Boys on subway for free after drag protest?

FALSE Claim by Retired Nurse John Campbell: Covid mRNA vaccines, 1 serious event per 800 vaccinees, Vaccine officially promoted.

Lead Stories rating: False (Risk Inflated. The authors of this study created their own subset of serious adverse events of special interest (AESI), which give the appearance of there being a strong correlation between them and the vaccines when, in fact, there was very little.)

Fact Check: COVID Vaccine Data Do NOT Show Increased Risk Of Serious Adverse Events Of Special Interest In Randomized Trials

Claim via Social Media: A “Dr. Benjamin Eidelman” gave Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot days before he collapsed during a game.

Snopes rating: False (Unfounded)

Zero Evidence ‘Dr. Benjamin Eidelman’ Gave Damar Hamlin COVID Booster Days Before Collapse

Claim via Social Media: Elon Musk said, “everyone knows Trump won the election.”

The Dispatch rating: False (Altered video clip.)

Fact Check: Did Elon Musk Say ‘Everyone Knows Trump Won the Election’?

FALSE (International: Romania): Andrew Tate Was Freed From A Romanian Jail After His Arrest In Human-Trafficking Probe

Lead Stories rating: False (Still in jail as on Jan 5.)

Fact Check: Andrew Tate Was NOT Freed From A Romanian Jail As Of January 3, 2023, After Detention In Human-Trafficking Probe

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact-checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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