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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/07/2021

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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Tucker Carlson: The violence on Jan. 6 was led by left-wing agitators and agents provocateurs.

PolitiFact rating: False (debunked conspiracy)

Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ film on Jan. 6 is full of falsehoods, conspiracy theories

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Videos Show Legitimate Ballots Discarded and Shredded In Gloucester County, NJ

Lead Stories rating: False (Envelopes and dated material from the primary.)

Fact Check: Videos Do NOT Show Legitimate Ballots Discarded, Shredded In Gloucester County, NJ

FALSE Claim by Social media posts: “Pfizer adds ingredient used to stabilize heart attack victims in vax for kids.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (nope)

A Guide to Pfizer/BioNTech’s Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids 5-11

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by conservativebeaver.com: CEO of Pfizer arrested, charged with fraud – media blackout – Conservative Beaver

Lead Stories rating: False (not arrested)

Fact Check: Pfizer CEO Was NOT Arrested By FBI In Scarsdale, NY

Conservative Beaver Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Wages have gone up higher, faster than inflation.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Wages have risen faster than inflation in August and September, but not for Biden’s presidency as a whole.)

In Glasgow, Joe Biden exaggerates on wages, inflation

FALSE (International: Iran): Claim by Press TV: “During the episode, American forces confiscated the tanker that was carrying a cargo of Iranian oil in the strategic Sea of Oman, transferring its consignment of crude to another vessel.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False

Iran Blatantly Lies to Cover Up an Act of Piracy

Press TV Rating

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