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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/28/2021

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

FALSE Claim by Trending Politics: “Barack Obama signals That Democrats Intend to Cheat in the Virginia Governor’s Election.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Obama urged Virginians to get out and vote early, either by mail or in-person.)

Obama urged people to vote by mail or in person in Virginia’s governor election, not to ‘cheat’

Trending Politics Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Rumble Video: Private landowners lose control of their land when it is part of a National Heritage Area designation.

Lead Stories rating: False (Can’t & Hasn’t)

Fact Check: National Heritage Area Designation Does NOT Impose NHA Control Over Private Land — It’s A Tourism Map Device

Rumble Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Watt Up With That and ZeroHedge: “COP26 luxury EVs to be recharged using diesel generators.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (The UK organizers are bringing in vegetable oil-powered generators to recharge electric vehicles at the international climate change meeting in Glasgow.)

No, diesel fuel isn’t recharging electric cars at COP26 climate meeting

Watts Up With That Rating, ZeroHedge Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by viral photo: COVID-19 vaccines contain a parasite called Polypodium hydriforme.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Nonsense)

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims This Parasite Is In COVID-19 Vaccines

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by worldgreynews.com: Halyna Hutchins’ next project was a documentary on Hollywood pedophile rings.

Lead Stories rating: False (Fake news generator)

Fact Check: NO Evidence Halyna Hutchins’ Next Film Was About Pedophile Rings — Story Is From Fake News Generator Website

Wordgreynews.com Rating

FALSE (International: Australia): Video shows indigenous Australians protesting against forced vaccinations.

AFP Fact Check rating: False (From Brazil before the pandemic)

This video shows a pre-pandemic protest by indigenous groups in Brazil

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