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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. We fact-check the fact-checkers and let you know their bias. 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

Claim by J.D. Vance (R): “Tim Ryan called police the new Jim Crow.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Ryan did not single out or even mention the police in relation to Jim Crow laws. His comments broadly addressed criminal laws, prosecutions and sentencing.)

J.D. Vance distorts Tim Ryan’s words on the criminal justice system, Jim Crow comparison

Claim by Video: claims an executive order issued by President Joe Biden will replace cash with digital currency in December 2022.

Check Your Fact rating: False (The claim is baseless. Central banking and financial law experts denied that digital currency will replace cash.)

FACT CHECK: Will An Executive Order Replace Cash With Digital Currency In December 2022?

FALSE Claim by Donald Trump (R): Hillary Clinton’s private server, which she used while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, was “crammed it full of classified information.” rating: False (only a very small number of the emails containing classified information bore markings indicating the presence of classified information.)

Trump Distorts Facts in Pennsylvania Rally

Claim by Viral Image: An image shared on Facebook claims to show someone selling Nazi paraphernalia outside of a Trump rally in 2022.

Check Your Fact rating: False (The image, while taken in Pennsylvania, is from a 2016 fair, not a Trump rally in 2022.)

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Someone Selling Nazi Paraphernalia Outside A 2022 Trump Rally?

Claim via Social Media: The Supreme Court will put Donald Trump back in office in October.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (Crackpot claim: The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up an election law case pertaining to the powers of state legislatures. A ruling is expected next summer that could affect future elections, but not results from 2020.)

U.S Supreme Court is not going to put Trump back in office

FALSE (International: Australia): Antarctic temperatures have declined over the past 40 years.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Antarctic temperatures are highly variable but there has been an overall warming trend for the past four decades.)

Cold, hard facts missing from Antarctic cooling post

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Media Bias Fact Check was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence-based reporting.

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