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

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 Donald Trump (R): “Very sad that the RINOs [Republicans in name only] in the House and Senate gave Biden and Democrats a victory on the ‘Non-Infrastructure’ Bill, where only 11% of the money being wasted goes to real infrastructure.”

The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios (The Infrastructure Bill is separate from the spending bill and therefore and Infrastructure bill.)

Analysis | The false claim that only 11 percent of the infrastructure bill goes to ‘real infrastructure’

TRUE Claim by David Gura (NPR): “FUN FACT: West Virginia is home to zero billionaires.”

PolitiFact rating: True (According to Forbes this is correct)

Is West Virginia home to zero billionaires?

NPR Rating

FALSE Claim by Aaron Rodgers: “There’s been zero long-term studies around sterility or fertility issues around the [COVID-19] vaccines.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (Not a Side Effect)

Aaron Rodgers’ Inaccurate COVID-19 Claims

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: “Unmask your kids! Any carbon dioxide concentrations above” 2,000 parts per million are “dangerous!”

PolitiFact rating: False (there is no evidence over the last 120 years of mask-wearing to support this.)

No evidence that masks cause dangerous carbon dioxide buildup for children

FALSE Claim by thegatewaypundit.com: ‘Digital Driver’s License’ in Utah Contain COVID-19 Vaccination Status, Credit Score

Lead Stories rating: False (In some states this is true, but not Utah)

Fact Check: ‘Digital Driver’s License’ in Utah Will NOT Contain Vaccination Status, Credit Score — But Some States Will

Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE (International: Hong Kong): Claim by Wang Wenbin: “Since the implementation of the Law on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong SAR, U.S. and other foreign investors have enjoyed a safer, more stable and predictable business environment.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False

Foreign Businesses in Hong Kong are not ‘More Stable’ Thanks to National Security Law

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