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The story submitted to us for America News Project was this one: Small Indiana Town To Change Name To Avoid Clinton Reference. Their About Us page features a fair bit of cheek: As you likely well know, the National Report and Daily Currant are both satire sites. (If you did not know this, feel free to click those links and… -

As with comedy, timing is everything for “satire” and ClickBait sites. Take this article submitted for The Daily Snark: Jason Pierre-Paul Blows Off Other Hand After His Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes. With Samsung’s ‘Exploding‘ Galaxy Note 7 recall in the news and being banned on all U.S. Flights, it’s very easy to believe something like this. Until, that is,… -

We have no patience for sites like They are merely clickbait sites that dress their articles up in cheap news-like knockoff clothing in the hopes that they can either trick its visitors into sharing the article online, or trick its detractors into thinking they are purveyors of fine satire. (Clearly it’s the former.) Maybe if their stories were even… -

TMZ World News is likely banking on the familiarity of TMZ to add credibility (which for some is part of the joke in and of itself). But on their contact us page: is the most notorious satire website in the world with the most shocking Satire News to keep its visitors in a state of disbelief. In fact,… -

Truthfully, “satire” is giving TMZ Hip Hop too much credit. Shocking news articles do not satire make! TMZHipHop banks on the familiarity and popularity of TMZ and Worldstar Hip Hop, likely in the hopes that adding the two together would make us doubly believe them. They can certainly be entertaining. But real . . . ? They posted an article… -

I love a good alien story. From the horror of Alien and The Thing to more farcical offerings like Starship Troopers. Apparently, does too! In their story NASA Admits It Is In Contact With Alien Species And Just Forgot To Mention It, they tell a yarn about an absentminded NASA just . . . forgetting to tell us about… -

“If wishes were fishes, we’d all cast nets.” That Frank Hubert Dune quote immediately sprung to mind when we saw this article from stands for “Times of Everything,” whatever that means. And the fine folks at LGBTQ Nation already discussed the hoax nature on this story, as well as two other ridiculous stories. [Editor’s Note: We’ll revisit… -

Not to be confused with Now8News, though that is likely exactly what they want you to do, at least has the decency to provide a disclaimer: We thank Now88News for being upfront and honest about their site’s content. -

MorningNewsUSA is a tricky little bugger. Read onward to find out why. -

There's no easy find for News Chicken. But there are clues to the site's legitamacy once you look at some of their original -- er, sorry, "original" -- stories.