The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 01/18/2023

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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EVIDENCE
Claim via Social Media: There was no chain of custody for 300,000 mail-in ballots in Maricopa County, Arizona, during the 2022 election.

FactCheck.org rating: No Evidence

No Evidence for Kari Lake’s Claim that Maricopa County Ballots Lacked Chain of Custody Records

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: EctoLife is the world’s first artificial womb facility. It can incubate 30,000 babies a year.

Lead Stories rating: False (Concept CGI)

Fact Check: Video Of EctoLife Facility Is NOT Reality — It’s Conceptual Presentation Of What Future Could Hold

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Dr. Robert Malone: World Economic Forum chose Kevin McCarthy as House speaker

AFP Fact Check rating: False (This is not true and Dr. Malone has become known for spreading falsehoods about the Covid-19 vaccines and virus.)

World Economic Forum did not prematurely declare Kevin McCarthy speaker of the House

FALSE Claim via Social Media: The IRS is legally required to audit the president.

VERIFYThis.com rating: False (Presidential audits have been official IRS policy since 1977, but they aren’t mandated by law.)

IRS didn’t have to audit Trump, other presidents | verifythis.com

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: The World Economic Forum (WEF) and its founder and executive chairman, Klaus Schwab, are planning a major cyber attack that would effectively shut down “our society as a whole.”

Lead Stories rating: False (No Cyber Plot)

Fact Check: Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum NOT Planning Major Cyberattack — It’s Warning Against Cybercriminals

FALSE (International: United Kingdom): Is the U.K. sending Apache helicopters to Ukraine?

Newsweek rating: False (The U.K.’s Ministry of Defence confirmed to Newsweek that Apache helicopters are not being sent to Ukraine.)

Fact Check: Is the U.K. sending Apache helicopters to Ukraine?

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