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: Chuck Grassley demands Biden’s resignation over Hunter Biden’s Laptop.
Check Your Fact rating: False (No evidence he ever said it.)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: Before U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid in 2023, it had been a century since it took more than one round of votes to elect a Speaker of the House.
Snopes rating: True
|Claim via Social Media: covid vaccines contain HIV protein that is causing “vaccine AIDS”
Lead Stories rating: False (No, but some crackpots think so.)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: A news release was posted on U.S. Rep. George Santos’ website saying he was sworn into office on Jan. 3, 2022, even though the U.S. House had not yet elected a speaker to conduct swearing-in ceremonies.
Snopes rating: True (Cannot be sworn until there is a Speaker of the House.)
|Claim via Social Media: Bill Gates Announced The Date And Location Of The Next Pandemic On December 26, 2022
Lead Stories rating: False (It was a fictitious computer simulation.)
|FALSE||(International: Australia): The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has been withdrawn from Australia
Australian Associated Press rating: False (Moderna’s bivalent booster and pediatric dose vaccine are widely available across the country.)
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