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 the Epoch Times: “Trump Won Two-Thirds of Election Lawsuits Where Merits Considered”
PolitiFact rating: False (won 1)
Trump did not win two-thirds of election lawsuits ‘where merits considered’
|Claim by Blacklisted News and Global Research: “Long-term Mask Use May Contribute to Advanced Stage Lung Cancer, Study Finds”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (study did not involve masks)
Article claiming that masks contribute to cancer development misrepresents a study about lung cancer, which didn’t involve masks at all
|Claim by Chuck Schumer (D): “After 20 years, only 5% of whites have student debt, but 95% of African Americans have debt.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (way off 51% of whites, 75% African Americans)
|Claim via Social Media: US (pseudo) scientist Judy Mikovits jailed in 2021 for discovering retroviruses are transmitted to humans through vaccines
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Facebook posts falsely report ‘arrest’ of discredited US researcher who featured in ‘Plandemic’ video
|Claim by Richard Durbin (D): “More than 200,000 DACA recipients are essential infrastructure workers” including “41,700 DACA recipients in the healthcare industry”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
How many DACA recipients are essential workers amid COVID-19 pandemic?
|(International: United Kingdom) Claim: Up to week 47 of 2020, there were only 511,883 deaths in England and Wales, 20,000 fewer than the number of deaths in 2019.
Full Fact rating: False (77,000 more than in 2019.)
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