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Each day 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. (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

Claim by Washington Sentinel: “Coroner saying George Floyd died of drug overdose, not police brutality.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Two autopsies found George Floyd’s death was a homicide

Washington Sentinel Rating

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows unopened mail-in ballots for the upcoming November election in a San Francisco dumpster

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Falsely Claims To Show Unopened 2020 Mail-In Ballots In A California Dumpster

Claim by Chris Larson (D): “(Republicans) have the power to overturn the (state of emergency) order by joint resolution and they refuse to do it.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Yes, Republicans could end Evers’ state of emergency anytime

Claim by Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA: Did the FBI release a statement saying that “multiple” military mail-in ballots were found thrown away in a ditch in Pennsylvania?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: FBI Did NOT Say Military Mail-In Ballots Were Found In A Pennsylvania Ditch

Turning Point USA Rating

Claim by Herschel Walker: Black Lives Matter is funneling money from China to the Democratic Party. 

The Dispatch rating: False

Is BLM Funneling Money From China to the Democrats?

(International: India) Claim: Government of India has imposed taxes on all school books

Newsmobile rating: False

Fact Check: Centre did not impose tax on school books; here’s the truth

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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Media Bias Fact Check was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave was a Communications major in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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