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Fake news site starts as joke, gains 1M views within 2 weeks
Fake! FBI hasn't issued Obama wiretap warrant
A fake in 140 characters: Twitter's 'fake news' problem
Nothing to see here
"Babysitter on crystal meth eats 3-month-old baby."
on Monday, March 13th, 2017
You would've heard on TV, right?
"FBI issues Warrant For Obama’s Arrest After Confirming Illegal Trump Tower Wiretap."
A picture that's far from perfect
A photo shows "Obama being dragged before a judge in handcuffs for wiretapping Trump."
on Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Some slight exaggeration, but largely accurate
"It's important to pay attention to the Russian spy drama, but let's not ignore the fact that the following (10) bills have been introduced" in the House.
on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
A fake story that ended a prank website
Says Whoopi Goldberg said the widow of a Navy SEAL was "looking for attention."
Author says he was trying to fool people
"Man pardoned by Obama three months ago arrested for murder."
on Monday, March 6th, 2017
A fake story baked up by a joke site
Says former president Jimmy Carter said, "Medical marijuana cured my cancer."
This post carries misinformation like the plague
"300,000 pounds of rat meat sold as chicken wings across America."
Read the terms before believing fake news
"Trump’s Android device believed to be source of recent White House leaks."
on Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Fake quotes came from a joke site
Says White House adviser Steve Bannon said, "Nobody can blame you for beating your wife if it’s out of love."
on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
A made-up story returns from 2013
Says former NRA president Jim Porter said, "It’s only a matter of time before we can own colored people again."
They sat down before Republicans did
"Top Democrats refuse to stand for Gold Star widow."
on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
This fake story won't be paying off
"Trump just gave every working, legal man, woman and child in the USA $612 each!"
on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Website whipped up a fake photo
"Starbucks just placed Trump’s photo on (the) floor so every customer (has) to step on it."
on Friday, February 24th, 2017
Don't get sold on this made-up story
"Target to discontinue sale of Holy Bible."
on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Readers should throw this one back
"Japanese whaling crew eaten alive by killer whales, 16 dead."
False witness posing as real news
John Hagee calls for "prosecuting women who say God’s name during intercourse."
on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Not as much as oil
"The sanctions that we put on (Russia) for the Crimea annexation and meddling in Ukraine ... have absolutely crushed the ruble by 50 percent. And GDP from 2014 to 2016 is 50 percent down in Russia, as well."
on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
A blunder about Down Under
"Muslims offended that their kids have to recite national anthem."
Wild speculation about McCain's actions
Says Sen. John McCain was "caught making highly illegal phone call to foreign country."