Real or Satire?

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Real or Satire

cartelpress.com -

For us, cartelpress.com resolves to www.huzlers.com, which we’ve previousy covered as “satire” (read: fake). In all likelihood, cartelpress.com, with its similar design, is similarly fake, set up simply to lure social media users into clicking on them and generating ad revenue. You can read more about Huzlers.com at this Fusion story from 2015.

yournewswire.com -

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if a “news” site is being satirical, or if they’re just posting fake or incorrect news. Such is the case with YourNewsWire.com. Check this article: It Is Now Illegal To Wear An Anonymous Mask In America Actual report from Arizona Capital Times: Espinoza and Brown said a security official pointed out a man in a…

abcnews.com.co -

Fake news. Sometimes funny… but always fake.

ifyouonlynews.com -

This is a tough one. When you first go to IfYouOnlyNews.com, you’re greeted with a well-constructed page. But it seems a bit too jovial for a new-site. Their About Us page doesn’t lend any answers either: As far as we can tell, IYON isn’t a satire, per se, as it is an opinionated (and often comedic) take on real news.…

empireherald.com -

One of the ways to check if a news source is legit is to simply look at the site itself. At first glance, Empire Herald seems fairly legit — the site looks polished and well formatted. But the site’s footer is ripe with broken/non-existent links, particularly the contact us and advertise links, both of which point to a # relative…

inquisitr.com -

The article submitted was the following: Rape Will Be Made Legal in at least 43 Countries If This Activist Has His Way. Is the article real, or satire?

tribuneherald.net -

This one is actually easy, simply because the site itself tells us that it’s satirical. Check their Facebook About page and you’ll see — Long Description. Tribune Herald is a satirical publication. So . . . that’s that, right? 😉

dailycaller.com -

The Daily Caller is often touted as the conservative answer to Huffington Post. Indeed, the Daily Caller themselves say they are “the balance against the rest of the conventional press,” which if you can’t tell by most conservative rhetoric is left-leaning. But conservative pundit and Daily Caller co-founder Carlson Tucker said that they would “not be tied to ideology.” This…

breitbart.com -

Andrew Breitbart was a rather conservative author, The Washington Times commentator, and author. He also served as an editor for the Drudge Report website and was instrumental in starting Huffington Post.[1.] www.breitbart.com continues on in his conservative vein, even after Breitbart’s death in 2012. Despite Breitbart himself having the reputation of being a despicable person — or at least having…

cityworldnews.com -

You can usually determine a site’s validity in about 5 seconds by looking at three things: disclaimers located at the footer of the front-/home-page (if you’re lucky and the site actually has one!); the number (and sometimes type) of ads on the site; images for the articles. So when we went to the article submitted for City World News (Handicapped…