“Governor Albondigas Legalizes Open Carry For Dogs”
“Governor Burger Cuts Funding For Accordion Classes”
Hot, even incendiary headlines you betcha. Ones that make you angry, make you forward the post to your friends who forward them to their friends. But are they real?
No, they’re from fake news sites. Some of them are clearly satirical sites such at The Onion. Others are what as know as “clickbait” sites. Every time you click on them, information is gathered about you. This information is then sold to advertisers. Unsettling stuff indeed. Here is a list of fake news sites. Some are clearly labelled as fake or satirical, others are not.
Call The Cops
Empire Herald NASA is showing Uranus to the world
Free Wood Post
Global Associated News (MediaFetcher.com)
Newswatch28 (now Newswatch33)
The Borowitz Report
The Daily Currant
The Racket Report
The Stately Harold
Weekly World News
World News Daily Report
Any site that appears to be a legitimate American news site, but with .com added to the end. An example could be, ABCnew.com.co. However, sites that end with co.uk are from Britain.
The first title is made up, but President Obama and Mr. Trump probably have seen satellite photos of Uranus.
– Paul De Lancey, The Comic Chef
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