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
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: The speaker of the House does not have to be from the majority party.
WFAA rating: True (The speaker doesn’t have to be someone from the majority party. However, it is very unlikely the opposition party could get the votes to have a minority speaker.)
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): President Joe Biden “has dictated that nearly 70% of all cars” made in the U.S. must be “fully electric” in 10 years.
FactCheck.org rating: False (The administration cannot mandate how many cars must be all-electric. It proposed new emission standards, and how the industry meets the new rules is up to them.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Campaign finance disclosures showed Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took part in a “massive money laundering and election fraud” scheme.
PolitiFact rating: False (Georgia’s campaign finance laws don’t require donor information for donations worth $100 and below. All the contributions with no donor information were within this range.)
|FALSE||Claim by neonnettle.com: Women Store DNA From Every Man They’ve Ever Made Love With, Study Finds
Lead Stories rating: False (researchers did not suggest that the origin of this male DNA found in female brain tissue was “harvested” or “stored” from every past lover.)
|Claim via Social Media: Claims the Arizona Senate has purportedly laid out RICO indictments against Katie Hobbs.
Check Your Fact rating: False (A spokesperson for the Arizona State Senate Republicans refuted the claim)
|FALSE||(International: Russia): The U.S. has launched an Indirect recruitment campaign amongst student, urging them to pay their ‘student loan’ by joining the Ukrainian army as an Alternative.”
POLYGRAPH.info rating: False
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