Links to reports about fake-news and satirical stories and websites.
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Social media driven message, couched as a news report, claims that Pope Benedict XVI resigned his papacy because he is gay and “could no longer live a lie.”
Outline Message circulating via social media claims that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star Undertaker has died of a neck injury while practicing…
Outline Email forward warns that winds of up to 300 kilometres per hour are set to strike the Johannesburg region this weekend.…
Circulating message couched as a news report claims that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been arrested on child molestation charges.
Emailed “News story” claims that American Idol celebrity, William Hung, is dead from an intentional drug overdose.