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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/10/2021

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 check for accuracy before publishing. (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

FALSE Claim by Donald Trump (R): “Republican state senators” who started an audit of 2020 election results in Maricopa County are “exposing this fraud.”

Politifact rating: False (no results released yet.)

Trump falsely implies Arizona audit has exposed fraud

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by populist.press: 174 Batches Of Ballots Missing In Fulton County.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: 174 Batches Of Ballots Were NOT Missing In Fulton County, Georgia, Vote Count

Populist Press Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral image: “Tim Tebow says he is wearing #85 to honor his former friend/teammate and fellow TE Aaron Hernandez, who passed away in 2017.”

PolitiFact rating: False (he didn’t say that)

Rumors spread online about Tim Tebow, Aaron Hernandez and jersey No. 85

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral image: claims that Jamaica is “the first country to make K-pop illegal.”

Check Your Fact rating: False (Personally, I am ok with that, but it is not true)

FACT CHECK: Is Jamaica The First Country To Make K-Pop Illegal?

TRUE Claim: On June 6, 2021, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrived to Guatemala City’s Air Force Base where she was “greeted” by protesters with banners reading, “Kamala, Trump Won,” among other phrases.

Snopes.com rating: True

Did Guatemalan Residents ‘Greet’ Harris With Signs Reading ‘Trump Won’?

BLATANT
LIE
(International: Palestine): Image shows a gay man being thrown off a building in Palestine.

BOOM rating: False (Sadly, the photo is real and was taken in Syria in 2015 showing an ISIS execution of a gay man.) 

Image From Syria Falsely Shared As Gay Men Being Killed In Palestine

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