A satirical story about California requiring Christians to register bibles as assault weapons was mistaken for a factual news report in May 2018.
It's not a federal crime to play Christmas music before Thanksgiving, that rumor came from a satirical website in November 2017.
A satirical website is behind false reports that a federal judge ordered Christian musician Chris Tomlin to stop altering hymns with catchy choruses.
A false report of a Yellowstone lava geyser following earthquakes in Montana and Wyoming in July 2017 were intended to be satire.
False reports that Barron Trump won a national science award for his work on the regulation of thermodynamics in shale rock came from a fake news website.
False rumors about WWE wrester Big Show being shot and killed in the ring started out as satire and as later mistaken for actual news.