Fact Check

Steve April 12, 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 April 12, 2021

Three scientists analyzed the article and estimated its overall scientific credibility to be ‘high’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Accurate, Insightful. SUMMARY The National Geographic article discusses findings from a study published in March 2021 by Covey et al. and partly funded by the National Geographic Society[1]. […]

Steve April 12, 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: Cherry-picking, Inaccurate, Misleading. SUMMARY The article was published by Breitbart as well as dozens of other blogs, such as Climate Change Dispatch, Principia Scientific, Climate Depot, […]

Steve April 12, 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 April 12, 2021

Four scientists analyzed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Clickbait headline, Lack of context. SUMMARY This article “‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find” was published in The Guardian in October 2020, and has […]

Steve April 12, 2021

After Climate Feedback attached a fact-check rating to John Stossel’s recent video titled “Government Fueled Fires” on Facebook, Stossel published a second video claiming that our rating was inappropriate and unfair. Publishers that correct their content or believe their content was rated incorrectly are able to appeal that decision, in which case the fact-checking partner […]

Steve April 12, 2021

SciCheck Digest Social media posts repeatedly misuse unverified data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System to falsely claim that COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous, and even lethal. But the government database is not designed to determine if vaccines cause health problems. How do we know vaccines are safe? How do we know vaccines are safe? […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Then he mentioned this statistic — and stepped into a hornet’s nest of fierce debate among specialists on sexual assault. This is one of those easy-to-remember statistics that emerge out of academic research. But whether it is accurate is another question. The Facts The White House did not respond to a request for a source […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check 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 using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Customers of UK based bank Halifax have been receiving text messages claiming that a new payee has been added to their account. The message instructs you to follow a link if you did not add a new payee. The text is a phishing scam designed to steal your personal and financial information. Halifax did not […]

Steve April 11, 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 April 11, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may […]