The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/12/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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 via Social Media: New York’s fraud case against Trump “has nothing to do with his home in Mar-a-Lago.”

Politifact rating: False (In 2022, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit alleging that former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization “created more than 200 false and misleading valuations of assets” to defraud financial institutions. Trump has denied wrongdoing. In September, a New York Supreme Court judge ruled Trump had inflated his Mar-a-Lago estate’s value.)

Claim that New York fraud case is unrelated to Trump property is disputed by case itself

UNSUBSTANTIATED Claim by Ron DeSantis (R): Republican Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis claimed that terrorists have crossed the southern border.

Check Your Fact rating: Unsubstantiated

FACT CHECK: Have Terrorists Crossed The Southern Border?

Ron DeSantis Rating

Claim by Tucker Carlson & Douglass Mackey: Is Douglass Mackey going to jail for mocking Hillary Clinton?

Newsweek rating: False (Douglass Mackey was not arrested for mocking Hillary Clinton. He was convicted and sentenced for conspiracy against rights, related to sending “deceptive” campaign messages telling prospective voters that they could vote at home. He was convicted and sentenced for conspiracy against rights. He has appealed the case.)

Fact Check: Is Doug Mackey going to jail for mocking Hillary Clinton?

Tucker Carlson Rating

FALSE (International: New Zealand): Data reveals tens of thousands of deaths in New Zealand are linked to COVID-19 vaccines.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (NZ health authorities say four deaths have been linked to the vaccines.)

NZ vaccine deaths claim lacks any evidence – Australian Associated Press

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