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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|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Video shows U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn receiving an “ovation” after confronting U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
PolitiFact rating: False (It does not show that.)
|Claim by The People’s Voice: Former U.S. President Barack Obama said, “We need full-blown gov’t censorship to eradicate independent media.”
Snopes.com rating: False (They made it up.)
|Claim via Social Media: “Putin JUST SHUTDOWN All Oil To The US, Collapsing The US Economy!”
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire (This isn’t accurate. The U.S. banned all imports of Russian oil, natural gas and coal in March 2022 after Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Does Gov. Joe Lombardo’s biggest donor own land next to a proposed A’s baseball stadium?
Gigafact rating: No (The donor owns land close, but not next to it.)
|Claim via Social Media: The World Health Organization admitted that COVID-19 vaccines can lead to multiple sclerosis.
AP News rating: False (No, they did not)
|FALSE||(International: India): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that we should throw out the Hindus and ‘Hindutavaadis’ once again.
The Quint rating: False
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