Monday, November 28, 2016

List of fake news websites

List of fake news websites --- ===

For satirical news, see List of satirical news websites.
This is a list of fake news sites. These sites intentionally publish hoaxes and misinformation to drive web traffic rather than for a humorous purpose, as in news satire.

List of fake news sites[edit]

See also[edit]


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  1. ^ Bump, Philip (14 November 2016). "Google's top news link for 'final election results' goes to a fake news site with false numbers". Washington Post.
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  3. Jump up^ Jacobson, Louis (14 November 2016). "No, Donald Trump is not beating Hillary Clinton in the popular vote". Politifact.
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b c d "How fake news sites frequently trick big-time journalists". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 2016-11-20.
  5. Jump up^ "Here's how to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed". Retrieved 2016-11-20.
  6. Jump up^ "No, someone wasn't paid $3,500 to protest Donald Trump". @politifact. Retrieved 2016-11-18.
  7. Jump up^ Dewey, Caitlin (2016-11-17). "Facebook fake-news writer: 'I think Donald Trump is in the White House because of me'". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2016-11-18.
  8. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g h i j Sydell, Laura (23 November 2016). "We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned". All Things Considered. NPR.
  9. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g h i Dicker, Rachel (November 14, 2016). "Avoid These Fake News Sites at All Costs". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  10. Jump up^ Collins, Ben (16 November 2016). "48 Hours in Facebook's Unreality". Daily Beast.
  11. Jump up^ Bump, Philip (14 November 2016). "Denzel Washington endorsed Trump, according to AmericaNews, Breitbartt, USANewsHome — and Facebook". Washington Post.
  12. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r LaCapria, Kim. "Snopes' Field Guide to Fake News Sites and Hoax Purveyors". snopes. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  13. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g Rensin, Emmett (2014-06-06). "These Satire News Sites Are Taking Advantage of You". New Republic. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  14. Jump up^ "5 important stories that aren't fake news". PBS NewsHour. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  15. ^ Jump up to:a b McCoy, Terrence (20 November 2016). "For the 'new yellow journalists,' opportunity comes in clicks and bucks". Washington Post. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  16. ^ Jump up to:a b Novella, Steven (2010-12-14). "H1N1 Vaccine and Miscarriages – More Fear Mongering". Neurologica (blog). New England Skeptical Society.
  17. Jump up^ Pearce, Matt (2013-02-07). "Conspiracy theorists harassing, impersonating Aurora victims". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  18. Jump up^ Novella, Steven (2010-01-25). "Mike Adams Takes On 'Skeptics'". Neurologica (blog). New England Skeptical Society.
  19. Jump up^ Orac [David Gorski] (2011-10-27). "Mike Adams vs. the flu vaccine". Respectful Insolence. ScienceBlogs. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  20. ^ Jump up to:a b Mcintire, Andrew Higgins, Mike; Dance, Gabriel J. x (2016-11-25). "Inside a Fake News Sausage Factory: 'This Is All About Income'". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  21. Jump up^ Evon, Dan. "False: A tweet ostensibly posted by vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine allegedly acknowledges that he has an open marriage.". Snopes. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  22. Jump up^ "NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM". Retrieved 2016-11-28.
  23. Jump up^ "Fact Check: This is one you could call a 'giant' hoax". Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  24. Jump up^ Post, The Jakarta. "Orangutan sexually assaulted by zoo employee report a hoax: Zoo official". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-11-27.