A November 2022 Imgur post depicted political advertising disguised as a regional fake newspaper.
The right-wing blog bizarrely claimed that Black Lives Matter activists were “fuming” after former law enforcement officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for killing George Floyd.
The “Tyler Morning Telegraph” took some creative liberties with an Associated Press photograph.
The Defense Department refuted the claim that the network had been taken off its services.
Fake news can vary widely in quality and believably from source to source, but quite often identifying it is as easy as taking a moment to learn who is behind a that particular website or social media account. Frequently the creators of fake news put quantity ahead of quality, and they are counting on the […]
Robert De Niro was questioned as a witness in a French prostitution ring in 1998. However, the actor was never charged and denies wrongdoing.
False claims that Snopes is operated by the CIA were started by a baseless report that failed to cite any credible evidence.
Pope Francis Gun Owners Aren’t Christian, Calls to Ban All Weapons-Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Pope Francis said that gun owners and those who support gun rights can’t call themselves Christian anymore and are hypocrites. Pope Francis also called for a ban on all weapons. The Truth: Pope Francis has repeatedly spoken out against weapons of […]
Smallville actress Allison Mack did not confess to selling children to the Clintons or Rothschilds. That rumor came from a website known for fabricating reports.
False rumors that Barack Obama is trying to become UN secretary-general are based on outdated (and questionable) reporting from 2014 and 2016.