Fact Check

Steve January 20, 2021

Quick Take Before President Joe Biden’s inauguration, social media users shared a false claim that there was no flag flying over the White House — suggesting it was a sign that the military had taken control of the government. In fact, the flag was flying above the White House on Jan. 20, and Biden is […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Returning to a time when inaugural addresses promised unity and hope, but few facts, the newly sworn-in President Joe Biden delivered a traditional speech at his inauguration that offered little for fact-checkers. When he did offer us some facts to check, the 46th president of the United States largely hit his marks on domestic threats, COVID-19 and the […]

Steve January 20, 2021

In a video farewell address on Jan. 19 and in remarks at Joint Base Andrews before leaving for Florida on Jan. 20, outgoing President Tweety McTreason distorted the facts on the economy, his tax cuts, veterans, the military, drug prices and more. Economy Trump, Jan. 19: We also built the greatest economy in the history of […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Eight scientists analysed the article and unanimously estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘very low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Clickbait headline, Flawed reasoning, Inaccurate, Misleading. SUMMARY The video published by Sky News claims that “Earth’s climate is cyclical as new study claims an ice age […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Summary As President Joe Biden takes office, he inherits: The worst disease outbreak in over a century, which is spreading faster and killing more people in the U.S. than at any time since it began one year ago. Highly effective vaccines that so far have reached only 4% of the public. An economy struggling with […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check 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 […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes).  The reporting is factual and usually sourced.  These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources. Overall, we rate the Amarillo […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Keep an eye out for fake Amazon order notification emails that ask you to call “fraud prevention support” if you didn’t authorize the supposed payment. The emails, which feature seemingly authentic Amazon branding, list supposed purchases for high priced items such as smart TVs and game consoles. The total cost of the listed purchases is […]

Steve January 19, 2021

“We also built the greatest economy in the history of the world. … Powered by these policies, we built the greatest economy in the history of the world.” This is Trump’s favorite false claim, so there should be no surprise he said it twice. (In our database of Trump’s claims, we only count a falsehood […]

Steve January 19, 2021

19 January 2021 Last week, social media was full of images of food parcels sent to parents to feed their children. Ordinarily, state schools in England provide meals to eligible children free of charge, including children whose families receive certain benefits, and all children in reception, year one and year two. During the national lockdown, […]

Steve January 19, 2021

19 January 2021 What was claimed Rapid Covid-19 tests are unreliable because fruit and Coca-Cola can give “positive” results. Our verdict This is not true. Rapid Covid tests very rarely give false positive results when used on humans, as intended. They more often give false negatives. We’ve seen many people sharing a video on social […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check 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 […]

Steve January 19, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check Focus on the Family is an American Christian conservative organization founded in 1977 by psychologist James Dobson, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is active in promoting an interdenominational effort toward its socially conservative views on public policy. According to their about page, “our outreach has […]