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Steve September 23, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 23, 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 […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 23, 2021 These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Democrats and Republicans are once again in a standoff over a looming debt limit crisis. Congress must raise or suspend the limit on federal borrowing soon or the U.S. government won’t be able to pay its bills. Here we provide the facts on the political dispute. What is the debt limit? The debt limit is a cap […]

Steve September 22, 2021

22 September 2021 What was claimed A photo shows two bags of donated blood, one lighter red and one almost black, and says the redder one is from a non-vaccinated person and the darker one is from a vaccinated person. Our verdict NHS Blood and Transplant says it has observed no difference between vaccinated and […]

Steve September 22, 2021

22 September 2021 We have been asked on WhatsApp whether pregnant women will be prioritised for booster Covid-19 vaccines, and what the current guidance is.  Decisions around the booster programme are still evolving. At the time of writing, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which advises the government on immunisation, has said, priority […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 22, 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 […]

Steve September 22, 2021

22 September 2021 What was claimed Electrolysis of tap water and distilled water shows that tap water contains something that is dumbing us down. Our verdict The cup of tap water going green doesn’t prove there’s anything untoward in it. The colour change is likely to be the metal electrodes of the device breaking down, […]

Steve September 22, 2021

“I’m terrified because McAuliffe puts politics over the safety of Virginians and victims’ rights. … I’m speaking to you as a victim. Virginia simply won’t be safe with four more years of Terry McAuliffe.” — Former Richmond police officer Cheryl Nici, in a campaign ad for Glenn Youngkin, GOP gubernatorial candidate in Virginia. This ad […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 22, 2021 These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information […]

Steve September 21, 2021

Q: How do people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 pose a risk to people who have been vaccinated? A: An unvaccinated person who is infected with COVID-19 poses a much greater risk to others who are also unvaccinated. But vaccines are not 100% effective, so there is a chance that an unvaccinated person […]

Steve September 21, 2021

21 September 2021 What was claimed A “scary” picture of a child with Mickey and Minnie Mouse was taken at Disney World in the 1940s. Our verdict The picture does appear to be a genuine vintage image of a child with Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters. But it was not taken at a Disney theme […]

Steve September 21, 2021

21 September 2021 What was claimed A new trial drug being tested by Pfizer is actually ivermectin being rebranded. Our verdict Incorrect. There may be similarities in how they work, but the two drugs are structurally very different. A Facebook post falsely suggests that a potential new Covid-19 treatment from Pfizer is essentially the same […]

Steve September 21, 2021

Two scientists analyzed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be neutral. more about the credibility rating SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY: This article by CNN, published on 7 September 2021, describes a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)[1]. The study assessed the prevalence of cannabis use and its association with myocardial […]