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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/16/2021

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 Sarah Godlewski (D): “It wasn’t all women that lost jobs (in the December jobs report), it was mostly Black and Latina women. In fact, white women gained employment.”

Politifact rating: True

Black and Latina women carried the brunt of job loss in December

Claim by Jim Jordan (R): Jim Jordan claims he never said the election was stolen.

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: Mostly false.

Fact Checking Jim Jordan’s Claim That He Never Said ‘The Election Was Stolen’

Claim via Social Media: Photo shows Rep. Lauren Boebert with Capitol rioters before she gave them a tour of the building “one day before the insurrection.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Viral photo shows Lauren Boebert in Colorado, not US Capitol

Claim via Social Media: Nancy Pelosi said people in US illegally may not have broken any laws.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Post cites false Nancy Pelosi quote on illegal immigration

Claim by Devin Nunes (R): “Republicans have no way to communicate” after tech companies cut off Parler.

PolitiFact rating: False

Nunes falsely claims ‘Republicans have “no way to communicate” without Parler

(International: Uganda) Claim: Photos of Ugandan policeman caught with rigged presidential ballots

AFP Fact Check rating: False

These images are old and do not show election fraud in Uganda’s 2021 presidential

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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