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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 Joe Biden (D): “I’m going to ask the wealthiest Americans and the biggest corporations of the Fortune 500 companies, 91 making a collective billions of dollars, didn’t pay a single solitary penny in federal tax.”

The Washington Post rating: True

Analysis | Fact-checking the ‘final arguments’ of Biden and Trump

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden not wearing a face mask on an airplane during the COVID-19 pandemic

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Joe Biden Not Wearing A Mask On A Plane During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We brought back your car industry [in Michigan]. Your car industry was finished. You would’ve had nothing left.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Closing Arguments of the Presidential Campaign

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “You know, our doctors get more money if somebody dies from COVID. You know that right? I mean, our doctors are very smart people. So what they do is they say, ‘I’m sorry, but, you know, everybody dies of COVID.’”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump baselessly cites fraud in virus toll

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “His chief of staff last week said, ‘We’re going to do nothing about the virus. It’s here.’”

FactCheck.org rating: Exaggerates

Closing Arguments of the Presidential Campaign

(International: France) Claim: Video of anti-Islam speech in the French Parliament.

India Today rating: Mostly false

Fact Check: Old video from Belgium shared as anti-Islam speech in French Parliament

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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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