Fact Check

Steve October 21, 2020

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. (D. Van Zandt) Claim Codes: Red = […]

Steve October 21, 2020

Students who test positive for coronavirus at university will be recorded as a positive case at their usual home address unless they have registered with a new doctors’ surgery, the government has confirmed—although their term-time addresses can also be stored in the system. Our readers asked us to look into claims that positive Covid-19 cases […]

Steve October 21, 2020

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 require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources. Overall, we rate Forbes Right-Center […]

Steve October 20, 2020

During a town hall event on Oct. 15, NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie pressed President Tweety McTreason on his sharing of a baseless conspiracy theory that accused his election rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, of murder. The theory, which has no basis in fact, specifically claimed Biden had members of SEAL Team 6 killed to cover […]

Steve October 20, 2020

“We hope that the EU will change their position […] But I think it’s only fair also that we communicate one other thing, which is that we are ready, if required, to leave on what have been called Australian terms.”  Michael Gove, 18 October 2020 “Could be called Mongolian or Afghan terms as well as […]

Steve October 20, 2020

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. (D. Van Zandt) Claim Codes: Red = […]

Steve October 20, 2020

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 Global Integrity Least Biased based on mostly balanced story selection. […]

Steve October 19, 2020

Quick Take Social media posts are once again making false and baseless claims about high-profile Democrats being involved in child trafficking and sex crimes. Full Story It’s hard not to overstate this simple fact: There is not and has never been any evidence that the “Clintons, the Obamas & the Biden family are all involved […]

Steve October 19, 2020

We’ve received questions from readers about a message circulating on WhatsApp, other messaging apps and Twitter. It is about a supposed video called “India is doing it” and readers wanted to know whether claims it can hack your phone are real. They are not. The full text of the message states: “They are going to […]

Steve October 19, 2020

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. (D. Van Zandt) Claim Codes: Red = […]

Steve October 19, 2020

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 require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources. Overall, we rate GlobalPost […]

Steve October 18, 2020

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. (D. Van Zandt) Claim Codes: Red = […]