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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 Mike Gallagher (R): “Congress has one job here: to count electoral votes that have in fact been cast by any state.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Congress’s task is simply to count electoral votes Jan. 6

Claim by The American Institute for Economic Research and The Last Refuge: Asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 never occurs.

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Asymptomatic and presymptomatic people can spread COVID-19

American Institute for Economic Research Rating, The Last Refuge Rating

Claim via Social Media: Any Hospital Surge we are experiencing is nothing out of the Normal for Flu Season

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: COVID-19 Hospital Surges Are NOT Just Like Flu Season Hospital Surges

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Suitcases full of 18,000 votes, all for Biden, were brought into a Georgia vote processing facility while workers were not present

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False

Fact Checking Trump’s Claims From His Call With Brad Raffensperger

Claim by thegatewaypundit.com: Georgia Ballots Were Printed DIFFERENTLY for GOP Areas vs. DEM Areas

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Georgia Ballots Were NOT Printed Differently for GOP Areas Versus Democrat Areas To Enable Election Rigging

Gateway Pundit Rating

(International: Philippines) Claim: Video shows Filipino village official beating a man for violating coronavirus restrictions by not wearing a face shield

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Doctored video shared alongside false claim that Filipino official ‘beat man for violating coronavirus restrictions’

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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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