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
|FALSE||Claim by Townhall.com: “The records show [Dr. Francis] Collins and [Dr. Anthony] Fauci got 58 royalty payments for allowing companies to use their COVID-19 vaccines.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (Documents show that Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Francis Collins received 58 royalty payments from 2010 to 2021 for their research. Only three of the payments came in 2020 or 2021.)
|Claim via Social media: Fox News reported CA governor sought to remove Trump’s name from ballots.
USA Today rating: False (Fox did not report this, and Newsom did not seek to remove Trump.)
|Claim via Social Media: “United States Marines on Friday ‘neutralized’ a FEMA convoy.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (A fabricated tale about FEMA’s operations from a satire site.)
|FALSE||Claim by Vivek Ramaswamy (R): Ramaswamy did not make a comment suggesting that federal agents had a role in 9/11.
Check Your Fact rating: False (Ramaswamy made this quote. It can be heard in a recording published by The Atlantic and a spokesperson for the outlet confirmed it was said in an email to Check Your Fact.)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: The only defendant in the Georgia 2020 election tampering case against Donald Trump to be held without bond after surrendering to authorities was the former director of “Black Voices for Trump.”
Snopes.com rating: True (Harrison Floyd, former director of a group named Black Voices for Trump, did not post bond after surrendering to Georgia authorities. He faces charges related to alleged efforts to intimidate election worker Ruby Freeman into making false statements.)
|FALSE||(International: Germany): To receive assisted suicide in Germany, you must first be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Snopes.com rating: False
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