The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 05/30/2023

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: “NYC mayor plans to track and limit meat and dairy.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Adams has introduced policies that limit the amount of red meat served each week at city institutions, such as hospitals, schools and jails. There are no limits on what citizens can consume.)

New York mayor has beef with carbon emissions, but isn’t tracking or limiting city’s meat eaters

Claim via Social Media: Video shows books removed from FL school after being deemed ‘inappropriate’

USA Today rating: False (Broward County Public Schools and the Florida Department of Education confirmed the books in the video were being inventoried and removed due to their age – not for being “inappropriate.”)

False claim masses of books in Florida school were removed for being ‘inappropriate’ | Fact check

Claim via Social Media: “AIDS-associated diseases and cancers have increased by 338x since the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, according to the CDC and foreign government bodies.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it hasn’t detected any unusual or unexpected patterns for HIV or AIDS-associated diseases and cancers following COVID-19 immunization.)

No evidence of exponential increase in ‘AIDS-associated diseases and cancers’ after COVID-19 vaccine

FALSE Claim via Social Media: In May 2022, the FBI increased its presence at Disney World following national security threats. rating: False (Didn’t happen)

No, the FBI Didn’t Increase Its Presence at EPCOT in Disney World

Claim via Social Media: COVID-19 vaccines administered during pregnancy drove an increase in cases of myocarditis in babies.

PolitiFact rating: False (Between June 2022 and April 2023 in Wales, 10 newborns under 28 days old developed myocarditis associated with infections from enterovirus. There is no reason to believe the increase in myocarditis cases among newborns was linked to COVID-19 vaccines.)

Uptick in cases of myocarditis in newborns in Wales linked to enterovirus, not COVID-19 vaccines

FALSE (International: Russia): Claim by Dmitry Popov: “U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan ordered Ukraine to hit Crimea.” rating: False

Jake Sullivan Did Not Order Ukraine to Strike Crimea In His CNN Interview

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