The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 07/04/2023

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 Joe Biden (R): The Inflation Reduction Act “cuts pollution by 1 billion tons, cuts emissions by 50% by 2030.” rating: Exaggerates (So, the president can take credit for making significant strides toward the U.S. goal of reducing GHG emissions 50% from 2005 by 2030. But it wasn’t just because of the Inflation Reduction Act, and even with the law, the U.S. still falls short of its 50% goal.)

FactChecking Biden’s Campaign-Style Speeches

Joe Biden Rating

Claim via Social Media: Tucker Carlson Warns A 100ft Wide Fissure-Crack JUST Opened The Yellowstone Volcano.

Lead Stories rating: False (He didn’t say that)

Fact Check: Tucker Carlson Did NOT Warn A 100-Foot-Wide “Fissure-Crack” Just Opened Yellowstone Volcano

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “Donald Trump called up Putin today and made a new deal that will save America.”

PolitiFact rating: False (The video was originally posted in 2016, after Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first phone call with then-President-elect Donald Trump. There are no reports of a phone call between the two in 2023.)

Old video, same claim. Video doesn’t show Donald Trump ‘made a new deal’ with Vladimir Putin

Claim by “600,000 Americans Per Year Are Dying From COVID Shots.”

Lead Stories rating: False (Reduces Death)

Fact Check: ‘600,000 Americans Per Year’ Are NOT ‘Dying From COVID Shots’ — The Vaccines Save Lives

Florida Standard Rating

Claim via Social media: The World Economic Forum banned the natural human conception.

USA Today rating: False (No)

No, the World Economic Forum did not ban natural conception of babies | Fact check

TRUE (International: Ukraine): Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy said in June 2023 that the country would hold no elections until its war with Russia ends. rating: True

Did Zelenskyy Say There Would Be No Elections in Ukraine Until War Ends?

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