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 InfoWars: “Joe Biden’s Dept. of Energy Blocked Texas from Increasing Power Ahead of Killer Storm”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (No, this is an Alex Jones conspiracy)
Biden administration did not block Texas from increasing power before winter storm
|Claim by Occupy Democrats: COVID-19 cases are “down by 50%” and “daily vaccinations have increased by 85%” since “Biden took office”
Health Feedback rating: Misleading (vaccinations have increased 60% and at the same pace, before Biden took office)
The number of new COVID-19 cases fell and daily vaccination increased in early 2021, but no indication that it was due to US president Biden taking office
|Claim by Cory Booker (D): “There is a direct connection between discriminatory policies within the USDA and the enormous land loss we have seen among Black farmers over the past century.”
PolitiFact rating: True
Sen. Cory Booker is right about legacy of USDA bias against Black farmers
|Claim by the Gateway Pundit: Late Night Ballot Dump Let Biden ‘Steal the Trump Landslide’
The Dispatch rating: False (data entry error, corrected within 15 minutes.)
Did a Late Night Ballot Dump Let Biden ‘Steal the Trump Landslide’?
|Claim by Viral image: Jill Biden was a teenage babysitter for Joe Biden’s family.
PolitiFact rating: False (Nope)
No, Jill Biden wasn’t a teenage babysitter for Joe Biden’s family
|(International: Germany) Claim: Photo shows German farmers protesting in 2021 in support of Indian farmers
AFP Fact Check rating: False (taken in 2019)
This photo was taken in Berlin in 2019, a year before Indian farmers’ protests began
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