Real or Satire?

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Stormfront and its members are, unfortunately, real. Really, that’s all we can say about them and the wretched, racist bile that drips from their lips. If, in your many varied social media circles, anyone is resharing Storm Front articles as facts, you should seriously consider re-evaluating your social media circles. [Editorial Note: I can’t, in good faith, let this entry… -

So this was the story that came to us for Big American News was — Dead Ebola Patients Are Rising From The Dead — with this for the accompanying photo — — which is from this mercifully short-lived 2008 TV show: So . . . it’s safe to safe this is satire. But, in case you want more proof, this… -

Not even sure what the point is for, or the other sites connected to it. Doesn't matter; it's all fake -- and only barely funny. -

Let's get straight to the point: is fake news masquerading as "satire." Read on to see how we came to this conclusion. -

I don’t think the style of News Thump lends itself to erroneously sharing articles as news. But just in case . . . From their About page: NewsThump is one of the UK’s fastest growing humour websites, taking a daily swipe at current affairs from the UK and around the world. [. . .] We [. . .] never let… -

Of the 223 submissions for, the top 2 articles sent to us were by far: “Trump Calls Jesus a Loser” and “Grandmother with AK-47 Saves Cops Being Attacked by Street Gang.” Now8News isn’t upfront about their site content by means of a disclaimer, so a fair bit of investigation is needed. Fortunately we don’t have to go too far… -

Fake news. Sometimes funny… but always fake. On their About page, they have the address and phone number for the Westboro Baptist Church hatemongers, which we find deliciously funny. There’s also this: Thanks to ABC News President & CEO, Dr. Paul “Un-Buzz Killington” Horner for making ABC News the greatest website in the multiverse. We need writers! Find out more… -

The Washington Times, not to be confused with The Times, has been around since the early 80s. Many consider it a right-of-center counterpoint to The Washington Post. [Editorial Note: In our haste, we referred to Washington Times as a “left-of-center” when it is, as the rest of this post states, actually considered right-of-center.] The magazine had heavy ties with Republican… -

The title of the site itself shows that it's trying too hard. The site's design, however, shows that their web designers aren't trying hard enough. But is it real? Or satire? -

Though the gives us pause, appears to have been half-owned by Microsoft until recently. They get some stories from outside sources, especially their entertainment sections. You’re advised to be careful; some of those sources can be the more sensational sites, like The Sun. This gives some entertainment stories a very TMZ-like gossip-y feel. Based in Australia, -

“I thought I can help [Trump] to win the presidency by creating a website. So I created I feel sorry for posting some ‘fake’ news. I removed them but at that time, I didn’t really know about them being fake.” -

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… -

The tag-line for Rock City Times is “Arkansas’ 2nd most unreliable news source.” Their footer says: “The content on here is presented as fictional news with an intent for humor.” And to drive the point, in that same footer is the link: “Help! I am confused or offended!” which links to the Wikipedia page on satire. The article submitted to… -

From their About page: Empire News is a satirical and entertainment website. We only use invented names in all our stories, except in cases when public figures are being satirized. Any other use of real names is accidental and coincidental. All contributors are responsible for the content of their own material in respect to (but not limited to) copyright, libel… -

The Shovel is one of three satirical publications in Australia. The other two are the Burdekin Herald and The Chaser, which is really just a vehicle for the satirical comedy troupe, and their television/radio shows, of the same name. The Shovel mainly satirizes the Australian political and social culture. So you might not really see The Shovel articles reposted anywhere… -

This one is easy. Every story has a link to their ABOUT page: RILENEWS FAQ Are your stories real? Yes. If you believe fake news stories. - was going to be another site that we’d pass on making commentary on. But one of the first images I was presented when I visited was this one: So how hard can it be? Even better than the image, though, is the quote that Lercio is able to get from our Lord and Savior: “Sono cose che succedono.”… -

Wikistrike is French. We don’t speak French. There seems to be a fair few mentions of the Illuminati, though. So if it’s not satirical, then it’s certainly steep in conspiracy theories. But we can’t be sure. Because we don’t speak French. If you speak French and would like to send us information on this site and whether or not it’s… -

From their ABOUT US page: and are Web sites produced by The Virginian-Pilot, which is owned by Landmark Media Enterprises L.L.C., based in Norfolk, Va. The Web sites serve the greater Hampton Roads metro area, stretching from Williamsburg to the north, Virginia Beach to the east, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina to the south. As far… -

Unfamiliar though this site is to us, was an easy one. Buried deep on its About page: The ease of discovery is a testament to the site-creator’s character: Paul Szoldra isn’t trying to trick us or pass on misinformation en malice. A quick Google search revealed that the marine veteran started Duffel Blog originally as a way to drive…

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