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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/25/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Joe Biden (D): Speaking about Fox News: “Do you realize they mandate vaccinations?”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Vaccine or test mandate)

Fact-checking Joe Biden at CNN’s town hall

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: the image shows Eric Trump holding a shovel backward at an event attended by other members of his family.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Fake)

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Eric Trump Holding A Shovel Backwards?

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Jimmy Dore: “Covid SURGES Among Most Vaxxed Communities Says Harvard Study.”

Health Feedback rating: Misleading (Claims that vaccines are useless misrepresent the conclusions from the authors of the study)

Claims that a Harvard study showed COVID-19 vaccines are ineffective misrepresent the conclusions from the authors; fail to account for the study’s limitations

FALSE Claim by Heritage Action: The Freedom to Vote Act “automatically registers ineligible voters.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Eligible Citizens only)

Conservative group distorts voter registration section in Senate Democrats’ bill

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Biden ordered dishonorable discharges for 46% of troops refusing vaccine.

USA Today rating: False (He doesn’t have the power to this)

Fact check: Biden can’t dishonorably discharge troops for refusing COVID-19 vaccine

FALSE (International: India): Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he is a son of Pathan

Newsmeter rating: False

Fact Check: Did PM Modi call himself Pathan’s son?

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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