The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 07/01/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

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Claim by Joe Biden (D): Says that under his presidency, the unemployment rate has “been below 4% for the longest stretch in 50 years in American history.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (Under Joe Biden, the unemployment rate has been below 4% for 16 straight months, or at 4% or below for 18 months. Biden’s 50-year time frame excludes two longer stretches when unemployment was below 4%.)

Joe Biden is mostly right about keeping joblessness low for a long stretch

Claim via Social Media: New York City is banning coal or wood-fired pizza ovens.

KTVB rating: False (New York City is not banning coal or wood-fired pizza ovens.)

No, New York City isn’t banning coal or wood-fired pizza ovens

TRUE Claim by Washington Times: Two videos authentically showed that some naked men participated in the June 2023 Seattle Pride Parade and also bathed in International Fountain, in both instances with families and children present. rating: True (the videos are authentic)

Did Videos Show Naked Men at 2023 Seattle Pride Parade, with Families and Children Present?

Washington Times Rating

FALSE (International: Philippines): Filipinos can now apply as domestic helpers in South Korea directly through the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration or POEA

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Posts about PH-SoKor hiring program for Filipino domestic helpers are FALSE

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