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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/19/2021

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

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Viral Image: A car sinking in a flooded road had a “F@ck You Greta” sticker on it.

Snopes.com rating: False (Fake)

No, This Ironic Greta Thunberg Sticker on a Flooded Car Isn’t Real

NO
EVIDENCE
Claim by Donald Trump (R): “I just a day ago received a statement from the U.S. attorney … in Pennsylvania … that Bill Barr would not allow him to investigate voter fraud.”

FactCheck.org rating: No Evidence (Disputed by Barr)

Barr Disputes U.S. Attorney’s Vote Fraud Claim

FALSE Claim by We Love Trump: Delta variant kills more vaccinated people than unvaccinated people

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Vaccinated people are less likely to die from the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 compared to unvaccinated people; viral claim misinterpreted PHE report

FALSE Claim by Donald Trump (R): “They deleted in Georgia over 100,000 votes.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

More Trump Election Distortions

FALSE Claim by Social media users, Gravel Institute: The Biden administration has decided to cancel $0 in student debt

USA Today rating: False (has not made that decision, exploring options)

Fact check: Joe Biden considering options for student debt forgiveness

FALSE (International: South Africa): Video shows unarmed man shot in Phoenix, South Africa protests

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Video shows shooting in Brazil in 2020, not recently in South Africa

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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