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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Former White House's chief strategist for Donald Trump Administration Steve Bannon

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

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Salisbury Train Station on Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee tour of the United Kingdom

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

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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

OneOK Gas plant fire

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

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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

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‘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

Nina Jankowicz, DHS disinformation head, resigns

She's been a frequent right-wing target.

On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Medical intuitives’ on Tiktok are claiming that ‘healing frequencies’ can cure people from parasites

TikTok hashtags related to 'medical intuitives' have nearly 250 million views.

On May 13, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo