The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 05/29/2023

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 by Kelda Roys (D): Infertility is treated differently than other issues and “often excluded from insurance coverage”

PolitiFact rating: True

It’s true: Infertility treatment is often excluded from insurance coverage

Claim via Social Media: An Atlantic headline says: “White Supremacy is now a multi-racial movement”

AFP Fact Check rating: False (Altered)

Fake Atlantic headline on white supremacy spreads online

Claim via Social Media: Video shows a U.S. military member opening a border gate and allowing immigrants to enter the country illegally.

PolitiFact rating: False (U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the migrants in the video had already crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and were on U.S. soil when they were passing through the gate in the video.)

Did US military let migrants cross the border illegally? Claims mischaracterize border footage

TRUE Claim by Erik Vance: A South Carolina Juneteenth banner featured white models

WCNC rating: True

Yes, A South Carolina Juneteenth banner featured white models |

Claim via Viral Video: Problems In Specific Teeth Harm Other, Specific Body Parts

Lead Stories rating: False (Pseudoscience)

Fact Check: Problems In Specific Teeth Do NOT Harm Other, Specific Body Parts

FALSE (International: North Korea): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “just ordered the evacuation of the capital city.”

PolitiFact rating: False (No Evidence)

No evidence North Korea is evacuating its capital. Claim stems from unconfirmed 2017 report

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