The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/11/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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Claim by Pramila Jayapal (D): The average amount of assistance for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is $6 a day.

Politifact rating: Mostly True (Average daily benefits for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, are $7.58 per person, recent data from the Congressional Budget Office shows. When subtracting the emergency allotments, the daily SNAP benefit is about $6 per day.)

Rep. Pramila Jayapal isn’t far off that SNAP participants receive “about $6 a day”

Claim via Social media: COVID-19 vaccines ‘speed up the aging process’

USA Today rating: False (No evidence)

COVID-19 linked to accelerated aging | Fact check

Claim via Social Media: In May 2023, Twitter became profitable after Tesla committed to spending $10 billion on Twitter ads. rating: False (Tesla did not commit to spending $10 billion in ads on Twitter.)

Did Twitter Become Profitable After Tesla Committed To Spending $10B on Ads?

FALSE (International: India): Claim by Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, OpIndia: Sweden has recognized sex as a sport and will host a sex championship rating: False

News Outlets Misreport Sweden To Host Sex Championship | BOOM

Time of India Rating

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