Long before Facebook, Twitter or even Google existed, the fact checking website Snopes.com was running down the half-truths, misinformation, and outright lies that ricochet across the Internet. Today it remains a widely respected clearinghouse of all things factual and not.
Dr. Mercola is a doctor of osteopathy who has frequently been targeted by the FDA for promoting false, misleading and even dangerous medical advice. His site promotes products and his blog includes false and/or misleading information about medical topics.
False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources
Starting on page 4 of this document is a list of tagged websites that have been analyzed
by librarians. All tags may be subject to revision based on feedback, discussion, continued analysis, or website changes etc.
"Pizzagate" was a fake news story which connected a pizzeria with a child pornography ring allegedly run by Hillary Clinton and John Podesta. On Sunday, December 3, 2016, an armed shooter entered the pizzeria and fired a shot before being accosted by the police.