Fake screenshot claims Madison Cawthorn accused Kevin McCarthy of doing cocaine and hitting on young staffers
The doctored tweet isn't true.
On Jan 12, 2023 by Claire Goforth
The ‘doctor’ who claimed he gave Damar Hamlin a COVID-19 booster last week isn’t real
'Dr. Eidelman' has since disappeared from the web.
On Jan 3, 2023 by Claire Goforth
No, Hooters isn’t rebranding because millennials ‘aren’t that into boobs’
A viral tweet falsely claims the iconic 'breastaurant' is shutting down.
On Dec 29, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Disinformation campaign threatens rights of Pakistan’s trans community
The gains the Khwaja Sira made could soon be washed away.
On Dec 15, 2022 by Anmol Irfan
A popular Kid Rock fan account on Truth Social was run by Russian trolls
Donald Trump Jr. even shared a conspiratorial post made by the trolls to his Instagram.
On Dec 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians
The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.
On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
No, a MAGA Republican didn’t make a bomb threat at a polling precinct today to discourage Black turnout
All conspiracy theories, including those from the left, weaken the public trust in the Democratic process.
On Nov 8, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Ad tech watchdog petitions 8 companies to stop advertising on Steve Bannon’s ‘War Room’
'We will no longer be advertising on this network which does not reflect our values.'
On Sep 22, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Crypto scammers, K-Pop stans all tried to capitalize on the Queen’s death
Many accounts were posing as major news organizations such as the BBC, CNN, and Sky News.
On Sep 8, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Meta wants to stop removing COVID-19 misinformation from its platform
It is petitioning its Oversight Board as to whether it should soften its COVID-19 content restrictions.
On Jul 26, 2022 by David Covucci
Conspiracy theorists believe natural gas plants are being destroyed to keep fuel prices high
One of the facilities doesn't even produce natural gas.
On Jul 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth
After Depp-Heard trial, creators try to keep up the momentum
The next celebrity case should not be treated the same as the Depp-Heard trial. But it already is.
On Jun 30, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
‘They believe nearly anything’: Satirical news site keeps duping Kyle Rittenhouse fans with updates about his ‘lawsuit’ against ‘The View’
This is at least the third time they've been duped by a satirical site.
On May 26, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Nina Jankowicz, DHS disinformation head, resigns
She's been a frequent right-wing target.
On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz