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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/31/2021

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

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral image: Says a CNN headline said, “In And Out is the fast food of white supremacists.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (Fake)

No, this isn’t a real CNN headline about In-N-Out

FALSE Claim by halturnerradioshow.com: Japan Dropped Its Vaccine Rollout And Ended COVID Almost Overnight With Ivermectin

Lead Stories rating: False (neither is true)

Fact Check: Japan Did NOT Drop Its Vaccine Rollout And End COVID Almost Overnight With Ivermectin

Hal Turner Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Virginia gubernatorial campaign signs reading, “Keep Parents Out of Classrooms,” were posted by Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe.

FactCheck.org rating: False

Bogus Campaign Signs in Virginia Were Not Posted by McAuliffe or Democrats

FALSE Claim by bestnewshere.com: mRNA COVID-19 vaccines alter DNA of mother and baby, cause birth defects

Lead Stories rating: False (They don’t do that)

Fact Check: mRNA Vaccines Do NOT Change DNA Or Cause Birth Defects

Best News Here Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Joe Biden (D): The Democratic reconciliation bill is “fully paid for.”

FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (Experts Question That)

Biden Spins Facts on Framework

FALSE (International: Philippines): Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. “has never misrepresented his Oxford education.”

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Bongbong Marcos’ spox wrongly claims Marcos ‘never misrepresented’ Oxford education – Vera Files

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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